T[heodore] P. Lukens
[in margin: Lukens on Big Oaks]Pasadena CalJune 30th 1897Dear Mr MuirOn my way home I met Mr C. Knapp of Carpentesca, and he has promised to send me branch and Photo of an oak tree at his place 32 feet in cir. and he thinks it is the largest in this country. but it is not. Mr. Mellick says he measured the one on the Beal Ranch and is is 49 feet around. as soon after the 4th as I can, I will go up am photo it and get branches and acorns and send youI send you some Photos02308
today that I took this year in our mountains. Also one of LottieMany thanks to you all for your kindess to me.With kindest regards from us all to you all im Respectfully T. P. Lukens
1897 Jun 30
Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 25.5 cm.
Lukens, Theodore P., "Letter from T[heodore] P. Lukens to John Muir, 1897 Jun 30." (1897). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 6704.
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