[Richard Watson] Gilder
Martinez, May 20/06 Dear Gilder:We were hurt but little by the earthquake--chimnies shaken down etc--& my studies of the wonderful of coal period forests of Sigellaria, Lepidodendron, Lepidophloms, Dadoxylon Tree ferns etc, have not been interrupted in the leastMy daughter Helen is much better & we hope to bring her back soon to the California home ranch. With sincere thanks for your kind letter & wishing Mr Johnson's management of Vesuvius may be satifactory I am faithfully yoursJohn Muir10053/0053
circa 06 May 20
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Reel 16, Image 0245
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