Asa Gray


John Muir


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00930[letterhead]June 28 1880.My Dear MuirWhen there is a woman in the case, All other things of course give place. So let me first congratulate you on your marriage-- the news of which you drop on us, of a sudden.--that it seems your honey-moon began in April. And, let me tell you marrying is not a solus tho it may be a solace. Two people are always concerned in it. You have mentioned the name of one party, John Muir, but you say not a word about the [illegible]. Now who is she? My wife & I wish to include her in the congratulations which we herewith most heartily tender to you. Next, thank you for the


… Botanic Garden, Cambridge, Mass.

Date Original

1880 Jun 28


Original letter dimensions: 25.5 x 25.5 cm.

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Reel 04, Image 0227

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