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Jepson Field Book volume 14 page 130 | University and Jepson Herbaria Archives, University of California, Berkeley

 
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Jepson Field Book volume 14 page 130
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Kew Herbarium author of this part is Richard Brinsley Hinds, Surgeon to  the Expedition.  A list of Hind's papers is in Roy. Sci. Soc. Cat. [Royal Scientific Society Catalog] North, Marianne, "Recollections of a Happy Life," an account of her travels.  Very superficial.  The editing disconnected.  Was in California in 1874.  Painted native fls. [flowers] and Sequoias, now in North Gallery at Kew.  Grisly tree in Mariposa Grove, "the first side branch as big as any tree trunk in Europe."  Massee, says he spent a number of years in Ecuador and headwaters of the Amazon; the Indians took a clay ball, fashioned the native rubber over it, threw it into the stream, washed the clay out and lo, they had a pitcher. :::::::::  May 25, 1906 "Forests and Deserts of North America," Fountain. Econium of Mules, p. 235 "Frisco, as San Francisco is invariably called by Americans" - p. 231. California timber exported to Salt Lake, 700 miles, over terrible country, before railroad days, - enterprise of the Mormons! - p. 227.  Beechey, Voyage to Pacific & Beering Sts. List of missions, p 354., vol. 1. Indians taught trades - tanners, shoemakers, carpenters, etc, p. 357. Noble clusters of oak, p 376, vol. 1. "There is here a low tree with a smooth reddish-brown bark, bearing red berries, which, from the hardness of its wood, would serve the purpose of lignum-vitae" - vol. 2, p 406. This is probably the
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