Robert Ridgway


John Muir


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2ticable.Your paper on Sequoia gigantea was received yesterday. I thank you very much for it, and shall read it with great pleasure, and, I am sure, profit also.For the last week I have been wishing one of your glaciers was located somewhere in this vicinity! It has been hot as [illegible] (90° to 96° in shade) with [illegible] saturated with humidity. This is the first really wet summer in about 11 years, and has rained at least twice a week all summer - heavy rains, too; more than36 inches of rain in July and 4 inches for first half of August.Hoping you are well, I am, with best regardsSincerely yoursRobert RidgwayMr. John MuirMartinezCaliforniaPlease remember me to Mr. Keeler should you see him. - R.R.


Brookland, D. C.

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