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John Muir


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My Dear Mr. Muir BOTANIC GARDEN, CAMBRIDGE, MASS. April 9 1873Thanks for your letter of Feb. 22 - 26, which arrived yesterday. And I have already nearly finished my report on your precious specimens. As you did not number them I have to [underline: locate] them, by putting the names on your slips that enclosed them. - sometimes too returning the specimen, or a part of it. So that you will identify them, I think. I grieve that I can't go to California again this summer. Time & means are wanting. So I must stay at home, & work on Calif. Botany instead. If you will keep botanizing on the high Sierras, you will find curious & new things, no doubt, One such, at least, is in your present collection in letter - the we mouse-tail [underlined: Ivesia] - -


Botanic Garden, Cambridge, Mass

Date Original

1873 Apr 9


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 25.5 cm.

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Reel 02, Image 1109

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