This morning I was down at Dr. Merriams and we opened the box of good things you had sent and have been feasting on them today. They are indeed a rare treat. We never get nuts with such fresh, delicious flavor here nor such raisins, but the best of all is the kindly Christmas thought of the sender that warms our hearts. One and all we thank you.No, I didn't get either specimens or photographs of the fossil logs nor will I ever have occasion to publish anything on them. Will mark the places on maps and send you what notes I have in case they are of interest to you in connection with your studies of these old forests. I was hurrying over the country with a pack outfit and what I saw was of course but a small fraction of what I didn't see.
Washington, D. C.
1909 Jan 10
Original letter dimensions: 17.5 x 27.5 cm.
Reel 18, Image 0061
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