Muir Martinez, Contra Costa County Cal, June 19th 1880.
My dear Gray,
I send you herewith specimens of the cones, [las?], & wood of the Alaska cypress. When is that 2d Val of Cal. botany to appear. Do you know anything about a 2d edition of the 1st Vol. Not a single copy is to be had here for love or money. I was married last April, & now have a fixed camp
where I can store burs & grass. My address is now Martinez etc. I learn through the newspaper that Sargent is coming to our woods this summer. I would like to see him. When are you coming back yourself. That [pteris?] from Alaska that you named [aquiline?] is very different from the common form. Cordially your friend John Muir.
Martinez, Contra Costa Co., Cal.
1880 Jun 19
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Muir, John, "Letter from John Muir to [Asa] Gray , 1880 Jun 19." (1880). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 557.
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