[Joseph] Le Conte
 Yosemite Sep' 13th Prof' Le Conte Dear sir, I trust that the latter part of your long vacation ramble was as full of scientific & universal joy as the week that I had the happiness of spending with you, Doubtless you are home again, & with your classes, & have answered all the uppermost outside questions of your friends relative to your journey, & I come to you now to beg a letter fa[illegible] or so if observations made after we part- ed. upon whatever you think will most interest me. I reached the highest of those volcanic cones without extraordinary difficulty, & was surprised to find its smooth sloping sides composed of volcanic sand instead of ashes, the inside of the crater was nearly full of the same material, & no marks of recent activity were apparent anywhere. The sand of its sloping sides was mostly or altogether
 Sep 13
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