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Unformatted text preview: Yellowstone Cartoon Yellowstone Cartoon Nathaniel Pitt Langfords September 20, 1870 journal entry opened with the following: Last night, and also this morning in camp, the entire party had a rather unusual discussion. The proposition was made by some member that we utilize the result of our exploration by taking up quarter sections of land at the most prominent points of interest, that is those places that would eventually become a source of great profit to the owners. Afterwards Cornelius Hedges declared that he did not approve of any of these plansthat there ought to be no private ownership of any portion of that region, but that the whole of it ought to be set aside as a great National Park, and that each one of us ought to make an effort to have this accomplished. The journal continues that the proposal then met with an instantaneous and favorable response from allexcept oneof the members of our party, and each hour since the matter was first broached, our enthusiasm has increased. Thomas Moran, Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone reserved and withdrawn from settlement, and dedicated...
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This note was uploaded on 01/19/2012 for the course LA 1203 taught by Professor Fryling during the Fall '08 term at LSU.

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