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UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT STATION DEPARTMENT OF BOTANY 405 HILGARD AVENUE LOS ANGELES 24, CALIFORNIA January 6, 1960 Mrs. S.F.Blake 3416 North Glebe Road Arlington, Va. Dear Mrs. Blake: as Chairman of the Council of the American Society of Plant Taxonomists I wish to extend to you the sympathy of all plant taxonomists. Dr. Blake's death is a great loss to the profession as well as a source of personal sorrow. Many years ago, while working in Washington, I had enjoyed the opportunity of becoming acquainted with him. His taxonomic studies and bibliographic publications are important contributions to our literature. Sincerely, Mildred E. Mathias Mildred E. Mathias Chairman of the Council American Society of Plant Taxonomists
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