J[oseph] Worcester


John Muir


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[2]and she has done much and excellent work not only in drawing the flowers in their habitat, but in [gathering?] the plants and seeds with the purpose of making a [field?] of flowers around the California Building. She cannot carry out the well-derived plan for this without help, and she has found it very difficult to [interest?] the [illegible] in it, so she has appealed to some of the ladies of the Century Club.[3]They will do what they can, and have set apart an afternoon in which Mrs Butler’s drawings will be shown and her plan unfolded, but they much need help in the way of informal talk from one having knowledge and enthusiasm in the matter of our wild-flowers, and no one has these as you have. [Miss Hamlin?] and [Mrs Jarboc?] will support her in drawing from h[illegible] the


S[an] F[rancisco]

Date Original

[1893] Feb 18


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 25 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 07, Image 0822

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