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S.S. Forbes and John Torrey correspondence, undated.

Author: Sarah Swain Hathaway Forbes
Series: John Torrey papers, series 1, correspondence.
Edition/Format:   Manuscript : Letter   Archival Material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Correspondence from S.S. Forbes to John Torrey, undated (probably between 1850 and 1873), thanking Torrey for his "account of the Mexican Hand Tree." Forbes reminisces about a specimen of the tree that her father Stephen Hathaway remembered growing in the garden of his neighbor Dr. Samuel Mitchell in White Street in New York City, and a picture she has of its bloom, painted by her mother Lydia Swain Hathaway.
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Genre/Form: Correspondence
Personal correspondence
Named Person: Sarah Swain Hathaway Forbes; John Torrey; Asa Gray; Alexander von Humboldt; Samuel L Mitchill; Asa Gray; Samuel L Mitchill; John Torrey
Material Type: Biography, Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Swain Hathaway Forbes
OCLC Number: 1001289156
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 S.S. Forbes to John Torrey, undated (probably between 1850 and 1873), thanking Torrey for his "account of the Mexican Hand Tree." Forbes reminisces about a specimen of the tree that her father Stephen Hathaway remembered growing in the garden of his neighbor Dr. Samuel Mitchell in White Street in New York City, and a picture she has of its bloom, painted by her mother Lydia Swain Hathaway.

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