C[harles] S. Sargent
ARNOLD ARBORETUM, HARVARD UNIVERSITY.Jamica Plain, Mass., January 2, 1897My dear Muir:That handsome shrub with smooth red bark and minute leaves which we saw in the cañon below Hemet valley is Adenostoma sparsifolium, a species which is confined to that part of the state and which I -had not seen before.I am now able to get about a little without crutches and mean to start for Washington next week to see if I can do anything about reservations.Faithfully yours,[illegible]John Muir, Esq.Martinez, Cal.02205
Jamaica Plain, Mass
Original letter dimensions: 26 x 20.5 cm.
Reel 09, Image 0582
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