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Jepson Field Book volume 14 page 140 | University and Jepson Herbaria Archives, University of California, Berkeley

 
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Jepson Field Book volume 14 page 140
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Nat. Hist. Mus. South Kensington by them, "the plae-facded medicine man," and throughout his whole works he seldom misses an opportunity to record his generous feelings toward them. Knowing their proclivities for whiskey, Mr. Nuttall used to supply himself with this novel pacificator for cases of emergency, but never employed it when any other agent would answer as well.  Mr. Nuttall used often to say, to the amusement of his friends, that amongst the provoking annoyances that he would at times be subjected to, one was the drainage of his spirit by some stealthy Indian, leaving his snakes and lizards dry! - Cott. Gardener, 23; 349, reprinted from :::::::::  June 12, 1906 "American Gardeners Monthly" This is a full and very interesting article.  The owners of the vessel of Dana's Two Years before the Mast would not receive passage money from him as "he traveled for the benefit of mankind". "He hated everything that savored of vanity as needless show, always aiming at the real and sutstantial.  He carried this habit of simplicity always with him.  His dress, though always neat, was chosen with a view to service; sometimes on his journeys made of leather and fitted to his person and probably in no event of his life did pecuniary consideration influence him."  His income was mainly derived form lecture s"they" were
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