John Bidwell


John Muir


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0208213our party. He had seen the Redwoods of the coast, and through the big tree I had seen was Redwood, and declared he saw Redwood when we were in the Sierra Nevada tc.But of course he was in this mistaken. And certainly too he was never within ten miles of my0208114big tree when we were coming to Calilfornia.Finally, after the Calaveras grove of Sequoias had been rediscoverd in the early fifties I went there and recognized the tree that I saw and the lay of the ground.John Bidwell.


Chico, Calif.

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Original letter dimensions: 22.5 x 14.5 cm.

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Reel 09, Image 0140

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