T[heodore] P. Lukens
[letterhead]Pasadena CalJan 12 - 1901Dear Mr MuirI have received your valued letter, and am delighted to know I have done something to help you, for you have done so much to help me in my eagerness to learn something of Forestry, if I could only have a few days in each year with you in the Forests, I would get along well So many people have asked me, and I have asked others, is there nothing descriptive of the Conifers of Cal, compact and with no other matter, so that it can be carried in the Mountains to enable one to become acquainted with the Conifer, if there could be a small book giving the Botanical and comon name Range Distinguishing character of growth Foliage, especialy number of needles of pines Fertile Cones, distinguishing features and how borne on the trees02832
1901 Jan 12
Original letter dimensions: 27 x 21.5 cm.
Reel 11, Image 0569
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