R[ichard] W[atson] Gilder


John Muir


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Gilders4 Brook FarmRhymeGo rolling down to Rio Roll down roll down to [illegible] Editor of the India Rubber O Mon[illegible]s to the falls of Uruguay Smythe Channel - Straits Magellen Amazon begins to rise in Nov. increases in volume til June then falls until the end of October.The Madeira rises & falls 2 mos earlier.The Amazon stream N[illegible]ation Co English[State?] of Para yields 35 [up?] of the Amazon Basin rubber.The Cacao tree grows wild in great abundance Probably not 25 sq ms of the Am. basin cultivated[illegible]quitos 2300


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