NATIONAL PARK SERVICE
LAND ACQUISITION FIELD OFFICE
Post Office Box 1515
Naples, Florida 33939
DEC 16 1991
IN REPLY REFER TO:
Re: Tract No. (Deleted for privacy reasons)
Dear Mr. and Mrs. (Deleted for privacy reasons)
We have been unsuccessfully negotiating with you for the purchase
of the above property within the Everglades National Park Expansion.
Our offer is in accordance with an impartial appraisal made by
an appraiser well qualified to appraise this type of property.
The offer is representative of fair market value for your interest.
If the offer is satisfactory, please sign the original offer
form which was provided you.
Our schedule does not permit us to defer or delay negotiations
indefinitely. Therefore, we are requesting an early response
relative to consummating this acquisition. In the event we have
no response from you within fifteen (15) days of your receipt
of this letter, we will assume you have.rejected our offer. It
will then be necessary to initiate acquisition by eminent domain
procedures and have a Federal Court determine the compensation
to which you are entitled.
We must bring this matter to a conclusion promptly, and are
acting in accordance with approval governmental procedures for
such occasions. We urge that you give serious consideration to
The above information is provided for your benefit and should
not be construed as a threat. Regardless of your decision, we
respect your position and right to disagree.
A self-addressed envelope is enclosed for your convenience
in making a reply.
Dolores A. Denning
Chief, Purchasing and