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Jepson Field Book volume 15 page 48 | University and Jepson Herbaria Archives, University of California, Berkeley

Jepson Field Book volume 15 page 48
Kew  where they had food and necessaries to sell, where travelers could stop, etc. Well Pinchot went to work as a servant in this store. He was young and handsome, eventually married the proprietor's daughter, the business prospered and so was founded the fortune of the Pinchots -- a great fortune of which the family have made good use. In 1890 (?) the American Academy of Arts and Sciences was asked by a committee of Congress to name a Committee to make a report or rather recommendations concerning the forests and forestry in the U.S. Sargent was Chairman of the Committe. He chose ::::::::: Feb. 3, 1906.  Pinchot as Secretary to the Committee. A quarrel arose regarding certain forestry policies and Pinchot sided against Sargent. Pinchot was right but I have in vain since that time attempted to bring them together. Sargent hasn't much idea of what forestry really is and does not pretend to have, but he has done a wonderful amount of hard work to promote the feeling for forestry, with his 10th [?] Census Report on the Forests, his Garden and Forest (to which I often contributed) and the Silva, where there are too many names changed but some of them will doubtless last because of the weight of the work. Did you know that they had quarreled?" No, said
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