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William P. Blake and John Torrey correspondence, 1855-1856.

Author: William P Blake
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 P. Blake to John Torrey, dated 1855-1856, primarily discussing the publication of the geological and botanical sections of vol. v of the Pacific Railroad Reports, such as page proofing and the production of plates. Blake, though primarily a geologist, also touches on botany, forwarding some leaves to Torrey for identification, and mentioning an oak he has found that he suspects may be a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Correspondence
Personal correspondence
Named Person: William P Blake; William P Blake; John Torrey; Theod C Hilgard; R S Williamson; William P Blake; John Torrey
Material Type: Biography, Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: William P Blake
OCLC Number: 974488722
Language Note: In English.
Description: 1 folder (3 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 P. Blake to John Torrey, dated 1855-1856, primarily discussing the publication of the geological and botanical sections of vol. v of the Pacific Railroad Reports, such as page proofing and the production of plates. Blake, though primarily a geologist, also touches on botany, forwarding some leaves to Torrey for identification, and mentioning an oak he has found that he suspects may be a new species.

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