[ Irwin.?] The Mechanics of San Francisco are [making very strong?] [illegible] to have it pass. I wish I could go into a canon and forget work for a little. Read the enclosed & think the only truth there is in it is that Keith is paying Eastmans expenses while he is here taking care of his picture. It will [in margin: 678] hurt Keith – [illegible] blessings on the [illegible] of Strentzel yours always Jeanne CarrI press all small flowers in an old book, put them in with plenty of space [illegible] & let them dry. without handling. Feb 16. 1876. Dear Louie. I think I shall have a little velvet covered book made on purpose to hold your dainty letters. But to your question. I felt obliged to write Mr. J. C. Simon of Sierra Valley that I could not make an exhibit of our plants. Up to this time there is not sign of having any thing done for the Centennial. I did not want any money but I wanted to know that with other 06375
1876 Feb 16
Original letter dimensions: 26.5 x 14.5 cm.
Reel 03, Image 0383
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