John Muir


[Bailey] Millard


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Martinez, Cal. Oct. 28, 1909Dear Mr Millard: My work through the last half dozen years has been interrupted in so many ways scarce anything worth while has been done. After my delightful camping trip with President Roosevelt I set out as you know on a long trip abroad. seeing something of Europe Siberia, Manchuria, the Caucasus Japan, India, Egypt, Ceylon, Australia & New Zealand & the Philippines. I most enjoyed the Caucasus, Himalaya, & the wonderful forests of Australia New Zealand & the Philippines.It's not true that any of the 200 or more species of Eucalyptus surpass our Sequoias in height or even come with 30 or 40 feet of equaling them, especially the Redwood I failed to find a botanist in all Australia who claimed to have seen or measured a single specimen more than 300 feet high.One of the greatest interruptions in my regular work has been & is the


Martinez, Calif.

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[1909 ? Oct]


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