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Jepson Field Book volume 14 page 160 | University and Jepson Herbaria Archives, University of California, Berkeley

 
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Jepson Field Book volume 14 page 160
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Kew Herbarium who will receive him kindly and do him the most signal services - I shall write to Mr. Hartnel, also, an English gentleman in whose house I lived at Monterey who will also aid him." - Re. Drummond trip, l.c. litt. 107. Nuttall is a poor fellow - when in London in '28 he did not come from his pinnacle of greatness to visit the Linnean though his fees of admission had not yet been paid much less his annual subscription. I cannot forget some sarcastic words being thrown at him by Mr. [Lansbert] the promised specimen did not  :::::::::    June 21, 1906 come forth, nor could Nuttall be seen.  Next to an untruth there is nothing in the world I detest more than the narrow-mindedness we too frequently see even in men who ought to be above such wordly thoughts - to a man of sense who labors not for self but from an honest endeavor to add to the stock of knowledge must of all things feel an inexpressible delight in beholding his fellow man engaged in the same laudable undertaking.  I am not suprised that Mr. Nuttall should think the Arkansas and Missouri his own for I have heard from some who had reason to know him that he does not practice
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