C. H. Townsend


John Muir


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know to be without fishes? It would not be an expensive matter to transfer live fish from streams of that region to lakes and higher streams that are barren on account of falls or other natural conditions. Any information you may feel inclined to write me respecting barren lakes and streams in California would be very welcome. I have noted of course, the brief account you give of the re-stocking of Owens River, in one of the Yosemite articles. With Kind regardsYours, very trulyC. H. Townsend(Asst U.S. Fish Com’m)01619


Washington, D. C.

Date Original

1893 Jan 13


Original letter dimensions: 25.5 x 20.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 07, Image 0756

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