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June 24, 1861: San Francisco

June 26, 2011
from below the rainforest

Below the rainforest, at the California Academy of Sciences in Golden Gate Park; by randomtruth, on Flickr

Today I have been ordering a new wagon made, buying supplies, writing, etc., and must go soon to a meeting of the Academy of Natural Sciences which meets tonight (Monday). Professor Whitney has a grand scheme for erecting a great building for the state collections here; we are ventilating the matter here now. Today I saw my cousin, Henry Du Bois. He is working at his trade in this city.

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