[John Muir]


[Jeanne C. Carr]


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myself unworthy to be made a leaf of such a tree - What work do you use in the study of the Fungi, and where can I get a copy. I think of your descrip- tion of these "little children of the seg kingdom" whenever I meet any of them. I am busy with the mosses & liverwork - but find difficulty in percuring a suitable lense. Her is a specimen of Clismacism Americanna - a common moss here but seldom in fruit I was sorry to here of your loss at the University of so valuable a man from such a cause, I hope that the wheels of your institution are again in motion - I have not yet, I am sorry to say found the stone mason of St Point, though I have sought for it a good deal, - By whom is it published Please remember me to my friends I often wish myself near the Doctor[in margin: with my difficulties in [illegible] Tell Allie Mr. Muir does not forget[illegible]]


Osgood & Smith, Indianapolis [Ind.]

Date Original

[1866 Oct]


Original letter dimensions: 20.0 x 12.5 cm

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Reel 01, Image 0882

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Page 2


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