G[eorge] Engelmann


John Muir


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Geo. Englemann, M. D. 3003 Locust Street.St. Louis, Mo., April 11 1881My dear Mr MuirLet me congratulate you and Mrs Muir on the happy event, of which a kind note from Dr Strentzel has just informed me. Well, when this reaches your, the matter is already old and congratulations are out of date; what was a baby then, is now a young lady, she can at least say Papa and Mama. Who ever has once been roaming about in California wants to be there again, and who has seen [illegible] and [illegible] [harken after?] spring and fresh delightful vegetation. But whether it will come to that? I do not know yet! But as I certainly shall not (if at all) be there in season for the flowering of the Oaks I would ask you to get for me at least the two species which grow close about you. One is [illegible] cobata, which grows as you


St. Louis, Mo.

Date Original

1881 Apr 11


Original letter dimensions: 21.5 x 14 cm.

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