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John Muir


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ARNOLD ARBORETUM.2make the party complete, and in such a journey you would see more trees in five minutes than you would all summer on the shores of Prince Williams Sound and Cook's Inlet.I do not see why you should feel any special surprise or pleasure at having a volume of The Silva dedicated to you. For if there is any man who loves and knows trees, and knows how to write about them better than anybody else, you are the fellow.Let me hear from you again soon.Faithfully yours,C.S. [illegible]John Muir, Esq.Martinez, Cal.02428


Jamaica Plain, Mass.

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Original letter dimensions: 26 x 20 cm.

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Reel 10, Image 0183

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