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Thomas Nuttall and John Torrey correspondence, 1820-1838.

Author: Thomas Nuttall
Series: John Torrey papers, series 1, correspondence.
Edition/Format:   Manuscript : Letter   Archival Material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Correspondence from Thomas Nuttall to John Torrey, dated 1820-1838, discussing a large number of plant species, punctuated with the occasional personal observation, as in 1836 when he observes that the Philadelphia winter seems "arctic" after two winters in the Sandwich Islands. One document is a page from an undated manuscript copy of Nuttall's "Genera of North American Plants." Obsolete plant names mentioned  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Correspondence
Personal correspondence
Named Person: Thomas Nuttall; Thomas Nuttall; John Torrey; Francis Boott; Elias Durand; John Fraser; Asa Gray; William Jackson Hooker, Sir; Aylmer Bourke Lambert; Henry Muhlenberg; Frederick Pursh; Thomas Jarram 1781-1851 Wray; Francis Boott; Elias Durand; Asa Gray; William Jackson Hooker, Sir; Aylmer Bourke Lambert; Henry Muhlenberg; Thomas Nuttall; Frederick Pursh; John Torrey
Material Type: Biography, Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Nuttall
OCLC Number: 1038280079
Language Note: In English.
Description: 1 folder (9 letters)
Series Title: John Torrey papers, series 1, correspondence.
Other Titles: New York Botanical Garden Archives.
John Torrey
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Correspondence from Thomas Nuttall to John Torrey, dated 1820-1838, discussing a large number of plant species, punctuated with the occasional personal observation, as in 1836 when he observes that the Philadelphia winter seems "arctic" after two winters in the Sandwich Islands. One document is a page from an undated manuscript copy of Nuttall's "Genera of North American Plants." Obsolete plant names mentioned include Aira, Drepanolobus, Lauchneria, Pitcheria, Pronalea, and Wrayia.

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<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/9614281042#Series\/john_torrey_papers<\/a>> # John Torrey papers ;<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nbgn:PublicationSeries<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:hasPart<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/1038280079<\/a>> ; # Thomas Nuttall and John Torrey correspondence,<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"John Torrey papers ;<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/9614281042#Topic\/minerals<\/a>> # Minerals<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Minerals<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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