Hector Alliot


John Muir


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[letterhead]Los Angeles, Cal. Dec 1. 1910.John Muir, Esq.Martinez California.My dear Mr. Muir:Dr. J. A. Munk has just brought me what he is inclined to believe is the fruit of the Sagillaria, it is a recent find of Mr. Stevenson in the Black Forest of Arizona.I had hoped to show it to you, well knowing your interest in the subject, but I am informed that you have returned home, after your visit here.The fruit (?) - looks like a huge almond three inches long, the texture of which was singularly woody and hard. One end which is bruised, exhibits foliation of the internal parts, in parallel laminae, very unusual in any fruit.We do not know any thing about it,06337


Los Angeles

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1910 Dec 1


Original letter dimensions: 27.5 x 21.5 cm.

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Reel 19, Image 0976

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