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Stephen H. Long and John Torrey correspondence, 1819.

Author: Stephen H Long
Series: John Torrey papers, series 1, correspondence.
Edition/Format:   Manuscript : Letter   Archival Material : English
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Correspondence from Stephen H. Long to John Torrey and William Baldwin, dated 1819. The first letter, dated February 18, 1819, is addressed to John Torrey, and describes the possible forms of payment for prospective naturalists participating in Long's upcoming expedition: "It is left optionary with ourselves, whether a pecuniary consideration shall be allowed, or the Naturalists have the privilege of making any  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Correspondence
Personal correspondence
Named Person: Stephen H Long; John Torrey; William Baldwin; Thomas Biddle; William Baldwin; Thomas Biddle; Stephen H Long; John Torrey
Material Type: Biography, Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen H Long
OCLC Number: 1029557779
Language Note: In English.
Description: 1 folder (2 letters)
Series Title: John Torrey papers, series 1, correspondence.
Other Titles: New York Botanical Garden Archives.
John Torrey
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Correspondence from Stephen H. Long to John Torrey and William Baldwin, dated 1819. The first letter, dated February 18, 1819, is addressed to John Torrey, and describes the possible forms of payment for prospective naturalists participating in Long's upcoming expedition: "It is left optionary with ourselves, whether a pecuniary consideration shall be allowed, or the Naturalists have the privilege of making any disposition they may deem proper, of the Curiosities &c., that we may collect. The utmost compensation that can be allowed is $2.00 per Day and one Ration..." The second letter, dated June 19, 1819, is a copy of official orders from Long to botanist William Baldwin, who participated-- and died-- on that expedition.

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