John Muir


Asa K. McIlhaney


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2of flower trees magnolia & Liriodendron and the wonderful baobab. Of conifers Sequoia gigantea the noblest of the whole noble race, and sugar pine king of pines, & silver firs especially magnifica. The grand larch forests of the upper Missouri & of Manchuria and the glorious deodars of the Himalaya, Araucarias of Brazil & Chile & Australia. The wonderful Eucalyptus, 200 species, the New Zealand Metrosidoros & Agathis. The magnificent eriodendron of the Amazon & the palm and treefern & treegrass forests _ & in our own country the delightful Linden & oxydendron & maples & so on without end. I may as well stop here as anywhere.Wishing you a happy New Year and good times in God's woods.Faithfully yoursJohn Muir.05350


Martinez, Calif.

Date Original

1913 Jan 10


Original letter dimensions: 26.5 x 20.5 cm.

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Reel 21, Image 0043

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