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William Christy, Jr. and John Torrey correspondence, 1833-1837.

Author: William Christy, Jr.
Series: John Torrey papers, series 1, correspondence.
Edition/Format:   Manuscript : Letter   Archival Material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Correspondence from William Christy, Jr. to John Torrey, dated 1833-1837. The first is a note written while Torrey was in London, asking him to dinner the following Wednesday. In two of the letters Christy introduces entomological colleagues who are travelling to New York (R.H. Lewis, Edward Doubleday, and Robert Foster). The bulk of Christy's communication concerns the shipment and receipt of specimens, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Correspondence
Personal correspondence
Named Person: William Christy, Jr.; John Torrey; John Carey; Edward Doubleday; Thomas Drummond; R H Lewis; Lewis David von Schweinitz; N B Ward; Lewis David von Schweinitz; John Torrey; N B Ward
Material Type: Biography, Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: William Christy, Jr.
OCLC Number: 982186044
Language Note: In English.
Description: 1 folder (4 letters)
Series Title: John Torrey papers, series 1, correspondence.
Other Titles: New York Botanical Garden Archives.
John Torrey
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Correspondence from William Christy, Jr. to John Torrey, dated 1833-1837. The first is a note written while Torrey was in London, asking him to dinner the following Wednesday. In two of the letters Christy introduces entomological colleagues who are travelling to New York (R.H. Lewis, Edward Doubleday, and Robert Foster). The bulk of Christy's communication concerns the shipment and receipt of specimens, and requests and offers of more: for his part, Christy requests plants from Georgia and from those collected by Schweinitz, as well as an American bullfrog. He enthusiastically tells Torrey of plants he has received from Chile and Australia. After news of New York's great fire of 1836 Christy expresses the hope that Torrey was unaffected.

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