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Jepson Field Book volume 66 page 196 | University and Jepson Herbaria Archives, University of California, Berkeley

 
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Jepson Field Book volume 66 page 196
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Cultivated Trees As to the old time trees planted about the home and in the village, compare my notes on old time Hornitos in F.B. 41:130. -Common Locust, Robinia pseudoacacia L. Native of region from Penn. To N. Georgia. Seeds sent to John Robin, herbalist to Henry IV of France, in 1601. Michaux, N.Am. Sylva 2:92, says it was one of the first N. Am. [North American] trees introduced into Europe. Now well known in France, England and Germany. Long-lived Tree. _ P.E. F. Perredes, in Pharmaceutical Journal, Aug. 3, 1901. Poisonous principle of bark, in Pharm. Rundsch. 8:29. C. 1890.  Family excursions. We took great delight in trips through Napa Valley, a valley so different from our own valley and so much more abundantly wooded as to give a sense of rich wilderness. For note on beauty of the trees see Men and Manners, vol. 14, p. 158.  ::::::::: Pacific Methodist College Cont. from p. 194. Class of 1874 (Cal. Baptist Church) Hester Allison  Charles Smith of the Pacific Methodist College was Professor of Mathematics. He married Fannie Davis, daughter of Bill Davis.  Donors of Endowment Mason Wilson; J.W. Dobbins; Josiah Allison; Bill Davis There was a large following of Southern Methodists in the Sacramento Valley. The elders of the church conferred and decided there ought to be a college _ there were so few places of higher education. At Vacaville from a very early time in the fifties, there had been a school started
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