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Jepson Field Book volume 1 page 62 | University and Jepson Herbaria Archives, University of California, Berkeley

Jepson Field Book volume 1 page 62
Tucson, Jan. 8, 1897.  in the most hospitable way. At the same time saw W.P. Blake, Director of the School of Mines of the Univ. of Arizona; fine-looking gray-haired man. Miss Blake I saw also. Tuomey confided to me his engagement to Miss Blake. Tuomey is doing good work in botany. Has discovered three new forest trees in Arizona. Has a fine collection of cacti in his herbarium and was the first to show that good herbarium specimens of cacti could be made if one would take the necessary pains.    Went on to San Bernardino where I was met by Parish who drove me out to his farm. ::::::::: San Bernardino, Jan. 11, 1897.  The Parishes were most hospitable, when I arrived in Colton, January 11, on the Sunset Limited. I took the motor car to San Bernardino and was met by Parish -- which was a very pleasant thing as I had not expected him to meet me. He drove me in his carriage a couple of miles into the country to his farm. His house was a quaint collection of additions and reminded me a little of the old Platt house at Vacaville. The Parishes like the Platts are also New Yorkers. The next day I was taken for a drive through the orange belt to Redlands and over Smiley's place, Crest Canon drive.    They told me many curious tales of Orcutt. Orcutt C.R., Parry, Dr. C.C. and M.E.
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