C[harles] S[prague] Sargent
ARNOLD ARBORETUM.2penses and something for his trouble, as the flowers we certainly must have. I should like them, of course, both of the Shasta and the ordinary form, but if only one kind can be got, then those from the central part of the Sierra are the most important. This is the very last call and it is really a matter of much importance to me, so I know I can depend on your doing what you can to help me.I haven’t heard a word from Johnson all winter, or from Hague or Pinchot, or any one else connected with forestry. Evidently we are not progressive enough to suit the present administration which seems to be devoting a good deal of surplus energy in endeavoring to prove that sheep really benefit a forest. We must, however, thing of muggins and make up our mind not to be beaten.My daughter is at last well.Faithfully yours,C.S.[illegible]John Muir, Esq.Martinez, Cal.02404
Jamaica Plain, Mass.
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