[Charles Sprague] Sargent
Martinez, June 21, 98My dear Prof. SargentAfter mailing a letter to you yesterday I received the enclosed from Miss Eastwood which shows pretty clearly that no magnifica flower may be looked for from the summit station. And Mr Sonne from what I saw of the Washoe trees is not very likely to collect any, for in a day in these woods I saw not a single tree with staminate flowers even though they are ten thousand times more abundant then the pistillate. In case then that any accident should befall the box I expressed you on the 17th from Truckee I sent you today another from here so much potter & [pother?] about a small matter may seem silly but I assure you that this year pistillate flrs of magnifica are mighty scare There was a fine crop three years ago. & last year
1898 Jun 21
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