Creator

John Muir

Creator

John Muir

Recipient

[Asa] Gray

Transcription

920 Valencia St. [Muir?]

San Francisco.

March 16th 1880.

Dear Gray,

I send you here a few odds & ends from Southeastern Alaska Please send back a specimen of each or fragment named. Had a glorious summer among the glaciers. Found ten that flowed majestically into the sea & sends off bergs. There can hardly be less than 10,000 big & little in the territory. counted over 200 from one standpoint. The forest are magnificent That cupressus we found about Shasta is not [Nootkatensis?]. Have just been comparing them. Found specimens in Alaska 150 miles [at?] of Wrangel 150 ft high [6?] ft diameter. Ever cordially yrs John Muir

Location

920 Valencia St., San Francisco, [Calif]

Date Original

1880 Mar 16

Source

Original letter dimensions unknown.

Resource Identifier

muir04_0078-md-1.pdf

File Identifier

Reel 04, Image 0077

Copyright Statement

The unpublished works of John Muir are copyrighted by the Muir-Hanna Trust. To purchase copies of images and/or obtain permission to publish or exhibit them, click here to view the Holt-Atherton Special Collections policies.

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Owning Institution

Gray Herbarium Archives, Harvard University. Please contact this institution directly to obtain copies of the images or permission to publish or use them beyond educational purposes.

Copyright Holder

Muir-Hanna Trust

Copyright Date

1984

Pages

1 page

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