you broke or blazed through a country
little known to white men when you
You have had a stormy experience.
That was inevitable to the man who first
carried the law into mining camps on the
outskirts of civilization and there
enforced it fearlessly and without favor.
It required great moral and physical
courage to do that.
You owe no thanks to me for
upholding you to the President.
I wish you the utmost success
in your practice and would welcome
seeing you whenever you come east.
Very sincerely yours,
W. A. Day
"This letter is particularly gratifying
to me - Judge Day was the Assistant
to the Attorney General of the United States,
and was specially sent by the Pres
=ident in 1904 to investigate me.
His report was strongly in my
favor. He is now Vice President
- practically Genl. Manager, of the
Equitable Life Assurance. Co. N.Y.