Creator

Robert King

Creator

Robt. King

Recipient

John Muir

Transcription

[in margin: Oonalaska fish presented by Mr King 991]

01026

Oonalaska Sept 27th / 81

Prof[illegible]. Muir.

Dear Sir.

I send you herewith a specimen of a deep water fish said to be very rare, I has just been caught at our wharf. I caught one of the same kind last year and gave it to Dr Beau of the Fish Comission, who was much pleased to get it, and said it would be the only specimen of the kind at the Smithsonian Institute.

I am Dear Sir Respectfully Robt. King

Location

Oonalaska, [Alaska]

Date Original

1881 Sep 27

Source

Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 25 cm.

Resource Identifier

muir04_0699-md-1.pdf

File Identifier

Reel 04, Image 0698

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