points that she must make clear, but they much and [illegible]tty fear that Mrs Butler’s repressed manner will chill rather than warm her [illegible]. [Do?] it is your [own way?], with the [illegible] the [seeds?], anything in your hand, and [illegible] from twenty to thirty [minutes?]. Excuse, and [believe me?]Yours sincerelyJoe Worcester1030 Valley st. S.F.Feb. 18thDear Mr [Muir?],I understand that [Mrs Butler?] has written to you, making a request of you. I do not know what she said in her letter, but I have a [illegible] fear that she does not make it clear how important to us all her [illegible]ing is, and how much she needs help. She has charge of the [illegible] of the California flora,09916
 Feb 18
Original letter dimensions: 20 x 25 cm.
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