beautiful things a volume of our plants would be well displayed and taken care of by some intelligent person. Mr Earl & others had expected certain things which are not coming to pass. without a miracle. Keiths ground picture is like “pearls be- fore” – a legislature. I hope you will gather and preserve the beauties all the same. The [illegible: underlined] things are cham[illegible] put up on large white cards, such as prepared for cabinet photographs. Perhaps I shall put up some for eastern friends in that way if I can get a few spare hours. I sent your father a copy of Carpenters Bill creating a new bo[illegible] of Regents – Thompson, Webster and other leading Grang[illegible] were here last week and assured him of their support. Some faults in the Bill will be covered by Amendments which he will arrange if he does not pre- sent. It will pass the House, and probably he killed in the Senate by the [Influence?] of Tuttle and Gov -
1876 Feb 16
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