Jackson, Amador Co. Cal.Spt. 28th. /96.John Muir Esq.Dear Sir,While your name ancdreputation as a high protector of the forests of our Sierras has been familiar to me for years past, it is only the other day that I read in the Daily that your address is " Martinez "., though I also find that you are said to be associated with Yale College.I trust me letter will reach you.I have been collecting the flora of the Counties of Amador, Alpine and Calaveras , and distribute sets of exsiccatae to many seats of lear-ning in the old world. I intend to apply to Yale for subscription, and prove here what my reputation in the old world says I furnish. I have written a booklet on our [illegible] Sierras , and have received many kind letters in response. May I petition you for purchase of a copy ? 50 cents will buy the full list of my collection and the booklet . Please, re-
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