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The Whitney Survey on Mount Shasta, 1862 : a letter from William H. Brewer to Professor Brush : typescript, [19??].

Author: Francis P Farquhar; William Henry Brewer
Edition/Format:   Print book : Manuscript   Archival Material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Typed copy of a letter (18 leaves), with introduction and footnotes by Farquhar, apparently prepared by him for publication. Farquhar states in the introduction that the letter was found among Brewer's series of letters sent to friends in the East, written by him as a daily record of his personal observations during the four years of his work with the California State Geological Survey, commonly known as the Whitney  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Named Person: William Henry Brewer; George Jarvis Brush; William Henry Brewer; George Jarvis Brush
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Francis P Farquhar; William Henry Brewer
OCLC Number: 122368982
Description: 1 item (26 leaves)

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Typed copy of a letter (18 leaves), with introduction and footnotes by Farquhar, apparently prepared by him for publication. Farquhar states in the introduction that the letter was found among Brewer's series of letters sent to friends in the East, written by him as a daily record of his personal observations during the four years of his work with the California State Geological Survey, commonly known as the Whitney Survey, which was organized in 1860. The letter's recipient, George Jarvis Brush, was a professor of metallurgy at Yale University. Includes handwritten draft copy of introduction, with bibliography.

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