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Gerard Troost and John Torrey correspondence, 1824.

Author: Gerard Troost
Series: John Torrey papers, series 1, correspondence.
Edition/Format:   Manuscript : Letter   Archival Material : English
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Correspondence from Gerard Troost to John Torrey, dated May 28, 1824. Troost starts off with a gentle chiding for Torrey's recent silence ("I know my dear Sir, by experience that a young wife takes up all the leisure time of the husband and of course will not scold you that you forget your friends..."), then moves on the the business at hand-- a commission granted to another chemist "farr [sic] inferior to me,"  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Correspondence
Personal correspondence
Named Person: Gerard Troost; John Torrey; John Torrey; Gerard Troost
Material Type: Biography, Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Gerard Troost
OCLC Number: 1051774398
Language Note: In English.
Description: 1 folder (1 letter)
Series Title: John Torrey papers, series 1, correspondence.
Other Titles: New York Botanical Garden Archives.
John Torrey
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Correspondence from Gerard Troost to John Torrey, dated May 28, 1824. Troost starts off with a gentle chiding for Torrey's recent silence ("I know my dear Sir, by experience that a young wife takes up all the leisure time of the husband and of course will not scold you that you forget your friends..."), then moves on the the business at hand-- a commission granted to another chemist "farr [sic] inferior to me," which Troost would like to have reassigned to him.

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