T[heodore] P. Lukens
[letterhead]Male cones or flowers Length of time cones are maturing Seeds, collor, shape, winged or not in fact every feature should be mentioned, for the very thing left out might leave the student in darkness, as it often has me. I am not competent to prepare such a work, but can assist with some Photos, and then they work to be useful and reliable should be over the signature of John Muir, then all will have confidence in it. Can you take the time to describe the Conifers for me, and I will do the rest and submit to you before publication. With kindest regards to all in which my people all join I amEver you Greatful FriendT. P. Lukens02832
1901 Jan 12
Original letter dimensions: 27 x 21.5 cm.
Reel 11, Image 0571
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