Asa Gray


John Muir


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satisfactory specimen of the Alaskan Cyress. Cupressus nootkatensis. And I can tell you that the apparently inter middle [illegible] [illegible]. is about to be finished. I saw Mr. Watson to-day polishing off the last sheets of the copy of the [illegible]. He is going to Idaho. [illegible] as soon as he gets the copy all in - in 2 or 3 days - and much he needs the change. Prof. Whitney is to see to the bringing out of the volume, and to the printing forthwith of a new ed. of it. I. I understand [illegible], that the two volumes are to be also printed, on smaller & thin paper, as one [stout?] & [illegible] column, which I think will be most handy and useful.00930Sargent, Parry & [illegible] are on the way to San Francisco & thence to Brit. Columbia. Your interesting account of the forest in Alaska will tempt them to go on northward. Look for the trio at the Palace Hotel, S.F. by the time you get this. [illegible] aquil[illegible] in Alaska [grows more?] as it does in England & Scotland And now, repeating best wishes for yourself & Mrs. Muir, I amVery sincerely yoursAsa Gray


… Botanic Garden, Cambridge, Mass.

Date Original

1880 Jun 28


Original letter dimensions: 25.5 x 25.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 04, Image 0229

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Page 2


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