Congressman Jones went to the Interior
Department with me today - found
that the Secretary had decided the
Jeresich - Gig Harbor land case in
my favor on Jany 9th. Met Sec
Hitchcock and had a pleasant
talk with him about Alaska.
Have been Jeresichs attorney in this
case since 1887. We will now
be entitled to a patent - then will have
to fight a suit as trustees.
Went to see the Attorney General
today. Found out that he was going
to Florida tonight -so went alone.
His private secretary Long informed me
that he was out, but I asked if I might
not sit down and wait for him. He