Robt. Paterson


John Muir


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2d Do you think it would be necessary or advisable to combine Bee Culture with Farming? – 3d Can land capable of growing wheat be readily got in the district? – 4th Are the winters severe on the high lands? – 5th Do you think I could get employment for some time on any of the existing “Bee Farms” [illegible] as to gain some experience of the business?- If you should favor me with a reply I should be glad to have any other information on this subject you may choose to give. –I am, Sir Yours truly Robt. Paterson01084


…Greenock, Scotland

Date Original

1882 Nov 13


Original letter dimensions: 18.5 x 22.5 cm.

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Reel 04, Image 0936

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