T[heodore] P. Lukens


John Muir


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[in margin: Lukens on Big Oaks]Pasadena CalJune 30th 1897Dear Mr MuirOn my way home I met Mr C. Knapp of Carpentesca, and he has promised to send me branch and Photo of an oak tree at his place 32 feet in cir. and he thinks it is the largest in this country. but it is not. Mr. Mellick says he measured the one on the Beal Ranch and is is 49 feet around. as soon after the 4th as I can, I will go up am photo it and get branches and acorns and send youI send you some Photos02308


Pasadena, Calif.

Date Original

1897 Jun 30


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 25.5 cm.

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