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A.A. Humphreys and John Torrey correspondence, 1855.

Author: A A Humphreys
Series: John Torrey papers, series 1, correspondence.
Edition/Format:   Manuscript : Letter   Archival Material : English
Summary:
Correspondence from A.A. Humphreys to John Torrey, dated 1855, discussing practical issues related to the production of the first two volumes of the Pacific Railroad Survey reports, particularly accounting and the engraving of plates. The collection includes a letter from Humphreys to Captain John Pope, author of one of the reports.
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Genre/Form: Correspondence
Personal correspondence
Named Person: A A Humphreys; John Torrey; John Pope; E G Beckwith; Asa Gray; J W Gunnison; John Pope; Joseph Prestele; A G Seaman; Isaac Ingalls Stevens; G K Warren; Amiel Weeks Whipple; E G Beckwith; Asa Gray; J W Gunnison; A A Humphreys; John Pope; Joseph Prestele; Isaac Ingalls Stevens; John Torrey; G K Warren; Amiel Weeks Whipple
Material Type: Biography, Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: A A Humphreys
OCLC Number: 1020321993
Language Note: In English.
Description: 1 folder (5 letters)
Series Title: John Torrey papers, series 1, correspondence.
Other Titles: New York Botanical Garden Archives.
John Torrey
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Correspondence from A.A. Humphreys to John Torrey, dated 1855, discussing practical issues related to the production of the first two volumes of the Pacific Railroad Survey reports, particularly accounting and the engraving of plates. The collection includes a letter from Humphreys to Captain John Pope, author of one of the reports.

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