Dr. K. Keck
Aistershaim, Upper Austria,
Dec. 15, 1875.
It is Mr. Sereno Watson, Cambridge, (Mass.) to whom I am owing the notice you might perhaps be willing to exchange botanical specimens with me. Allow me then to introduce myself to you as a zealous colleague in the "scientia amabili" to whom it would afford the highest satisfaction to enter in direct relations with you. I may state that I am in correspondence with many of our leading botanists, besides possessing a very rich herbarium and collecting myself a great number of plants. At all events, you may rely upon obtaining a full return. The transmission of our packages to the care of the Smithsonian. I shall be happy to have to this a reply in the affirmative.
I am, with the highest consideration,
Very truly yours,
Dr. K. Keck.
Aistershaim, Upper Austria
1875 Dec 15
Original letter dimensions: 22.5 x 14.5 cm.
Keck, Dr. K., "Letter from Dr. K. Keck to [John Muir], 1875 Dec 15." (1875). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 329.
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