Dr. K. Keck


John Muir


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Aistershaim Upper Au[illegible] May 18 1876.Mr John Muir, Dear Sir, Your favor of April 17 came to hand. Though refusing my proposal not being able to comply with my wishes you wrote so cordially that I feel encouraged to address you an other demand. It is your compatriot Mr. McLean ruggist, [ corner?] of Stockton and Elle Street, San Francisco, who [illegible] me, [ some?] years ago, to exchange [illegible]cal specimens with him. I accepted with pleasure his propo- sal and sent to him a fine col- lection of 800 species through the Smithsonian Institution. But though I wrote to him two or three letters I never heard a word from him. He did not


Aistershaim, Upper Austria

Date Original

1876 May 18


Original letter dimensions: 23 x 14.5 cm.

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Reel 03, Image 0423

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