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William Marbury Carpenter and John Torrey correspondence, 1839-1840.

Author: William Marbury Carpenter
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 Marbury Carpenter to John Torrey, dated 1839-1840, discussing botanical subjects and the pitfalls of shipping plant specimens and hand-delivering letters. The last document in the collection is a page from an unidentified draft article on niobium and niobium ore (called here columbium and columbite, respectively). Obsolete and unresolved botanical and mineralogical terms used include  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Correspondence
Personal correspondence
Named Person: William Marbury Carpenter; John Torrey; Mariano Cubí y Soler; Mariano Cubí y Soler; John Torrey
Material Type: Biography, Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: William Marbury Carpenter
OCLC Number: 982116063
Language Note: In English.
Description: 1 folder (7 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 Marbury Carpenter to John Torrey, dated 1839-1840, discussing botanical subjects and the pitfalls of shipping plant specimens and hand-delivering letters. The last document in the collection is a page from an unidentified draft article on niobium and niobium ore (called here columbium and columbite, respectively). Obsolete and unresolved botanical and mineralogical terms used include Agrostis indica, Aspidium cristatum, Columbite, Columbium, Gnaphalium monocephalum, Laurus carolinensis, Planera gmelinii, and Tradescantia virginica.

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