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Jepson Field Book volume 10 page 70 | University and Jepson Herbaria Archives, University of California, Berkeley

 
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Jepson Field Book volume 10 page 70
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Briceland  - Wagner says that a Frenchman had a tannery at Mariposa in the sixties. He was an inexperienced tanner and made poor leather but it was not the fault of the manzanita leaves and twigs which he used. Wagner says he made some good leather. Reckless sort of fellow. French nobleman Blanville [Blauville?] was his name. - A woodsman chopped away for nearly a week at a mighty monarch of the California forest and one day on going to the opposite side he found three chinamen who had been chopping away at the same tree for a month. -- Said the woodsman. - Hide and Leather, Chicago, etc. - Shoe and Leather Reporter, 183 Essex st. Boston. ::::::::: June 16, 1903.  - W. Eitner, Der Gerber, Vienna. - Proctor, leather-chemist authority in England.  - Split shakes (Redwood) are said to last longer than sawn, and are worth in the market about _2.00 per M. more. - Great humming of bees about Rhamnus Californica which is now in full flower.  - Louis Falkenau [?], 538 Sacram. St. S.F. reports on spent bark, Briceland: --  Moisture      7.00 % [?]  Insol. solids 89.14  Sol.    "    1.86  Tannins        .90  Non Tannins    0.96
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