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Benjamin Silliman, Jr. and John Torrey correspondence, 1843-1859.

Author: Benjamin Silliman
Series: John Torrey papers, series 1, correspondence.
Edition/Format:   Manuscript : Letter   Archival Material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Correspondence from Benjamin Silliman, Jr. to John Torrey, dated 1843-1859, discussing various bits of business associated with the publication of the American Journal of Science and Arts; a possible lawsuit Silliman faces in 1856; and the disposition of some items from Silliman's cabinet, which he hopes to send to Columbia College.
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Genre/Form: Correspondence
Personal correspondence
Named Person: Benjamin Silliman; John Torrey; Louis Agassiz; S B Buckley; Augustin Pyramus de Candolle; Asa Gray; Alois Joseph Xavier Lederer, Baron von; Louis Agassiz; S B Buckley; Augustin Pyramus de Candolle; Asa Gray; Benjamin Silliman; John Torrey
Material Type: Biography, Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin Silliman
OCLC Number: 1049150492
Language Note: In English.
Description: 1 folder (4 letters)
Series Title: John Torrey papers, series 1, correspondence.
Other Titles: New York Botanical Garden Archives.
John Torrey
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Correspondence from Benjamin Silliman, Jr. to John Torrey, dated 1843-1859, discussing various bits of business associated with the publication of the American Journal of Science and Arts; a possible lawsuit Silliman faces in 1856; and the disposition of some items from Silliman's cabinet, which he hopes to send to Columbia College.

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