Robt. King


John Muir


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[in margin: Oonalaska fish presented by Mr King 991]01026Oonalaska Sept 27th / 81Prof[illegible]. Muir.Dear Sir.I send you herewith a specimen of a deep water fish said to be very rare, I has just been caught at our wharf. I caught one of the same kind last year and gave it to Dr Beau of the Fish Comission, who was much pleased to get it, and said it would be the only specimen of the kind at the Smithsonian Institute.I am Dear Sir Respectfully Robt. King


Oonalaska, [Alaska]

Date Original

1881 Sep 27


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 25 cm.

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