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John Edgar and John Torrey correspondence, 1849.

Author: John Edgar
Series: John Torrey papers, series 1, correspondence.
Edition/Format:   Manuscript : Letter   Archival Material : English
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Correspondence from John Edgar to John Torrey, dated September 25, 1849. In a short note full of playful language and references, Edgar recalls the pleasure he took in his past meeting with Torrey, and reminds him that there is "a warm bed ready for you every day and every night" should he wish to visit Ireland again. The letter may have accompanied a photograph of Edgar, as he makes reference to "perpetrat[ing] the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Correspondence
Personal correspondence
Named Person: John Edgar; John Torrey; John Edgar; John Torrey
Material Type: Biography, Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: John Edgar
OCLC Number: 988606850
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 John Edgar to John Torrey, dated September 25, 1849. In a short note full of playful language and references, Edgar recalls the pleasure he took in his past meeting with Torrey, and reminds him that there is "a warm bed ready for you every day and every night" should he wish to visit Ireland again. The letter may have accompanied a photograph of Edgar, as he makes reference to "perpetrat[ing] the vanity of presenting you with my ugly phiz..."

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