John Muir


John Muir


[Mary J.] Arnold


Martinez, July 31, 1914Dear Mrs Arnold-I am very glad to get tidings of you after so long a silence The plant you sent is a polygonum or eriogonum of which there are many species The specimens you forwarded by mail were very dry and crushed to scraps & dust- so I can't make them out without infinite time.Send carefully pressed specimens to Miss Eastwood who is familiar with all the big family.With best wishes & hoping to hear from you again ere long I am faithfully your friendJohn Muir05807


Martinez [Calif.]

Date Original

1914 Jul 31


Original letter dimensions: 28 x 21.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 22, Image 0501

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Muir-Hanna Trust

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