John Muir


John Muir


John [Howard] Redfield


219 John Muir, 1419 Faylor St San Francisco, Cala. May 15th 1875 ————————

John H [ Redfield?] Esq

Dear Sir

I have not given much time to botany of late being now chiefly engaged in geological studies. However I shall be glad to assist you in making the collection you desire. In two weeks I will set out on a season tour in the

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I was very sorry to hear of [ Toneys?] death He was a truly dear fellow I am cordially yrs John Muir —————

High Sierra & [ well?] will make some collections for you. I have just returned from making the ascent of Mt. Shasta When I found Darlingtonia – have not observed it farther south will probably visit the Shasta region again in July when I will endeavor to procure [ species?] I remember our short meeting with [ Toney?] with great pleasure & am much obliged by your kind letter


San Francisco

Date Original

1875 May 15


Original letter dimensions unknown.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 03, Image 0307

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