John Muir


Dan[iel H. Muir]


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Ind' Sep' 27th 1866Dear Dan I recd' your letter today & was glad to hear that you were well and busy I thank you for those ferns the two which I return are new - the larger is [Aspidun?] [Goldianerm?], the other is a species of [Asplenium not?] descri[illegible] Gray, please send me large & well pressed specimens of both and of as many of them rare & new ones as you can find If you cannot send them very well keep them till I come I recd a beautiful [illegible] & friendly letter from Mrs Carr lately. Mary wrote me a letter in good verse Father eats only one meal a day now.I came near quarreling with Mr Osgood lately and may possibly leave them though they aresend one as large a piece of A. Goldranum as possible in your next fold in [illegible] whol one if possible beside the one you keep for me JM


Ind[ianapolis, Ind.]

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1866 Sep 27

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