Governor Roosevelt confirms receipt of General Johnson's March 19, 1900 letter and asks Johnson for his opinion on Macualay's writings on Scotland. Roosevelt also thanks Johnson for the Churchm an journal article he forwarded.
Governor Roosevelt asks Gifford Pinchot to recommend "scientific authorities" who can advise him on the worth of the State Land Survey. Roosevelt reminds Pinchot of their upcoming meeting to discuss the new Forest, Fish and Game Commission.
Senator Beveridge called a meeting regarding the Foulke matter (probably President Roosevelt's consideration of William Dudley Foulke for appointment to the Civil Service Commission). Beveridge encloses the responses of those whom he consulted.