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William Robert Prince and John Torrey correspondence, 1849-1861.

Author: William Robert Prince
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 Robert Prince to John Torrey, dated 1849-1861, mainly discussing a large variety of plants from California. The fourth document is a copy of a published plant list from Prince's Linnean Botanic Garden & Nurseries in Flushing, Queens; the fifth is an unsigned fragment discussing varieties of wild strawberry. Obsolete plant names mentioned include Alnus plumosa, Calycanthus macrophyllus,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Correspondence
Personal correspondence
Named Person: William Robert Prince; John Torrey; Augustus Fitch; William Robert Prince; John Torrey
Material Type: Biography, Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: William Robert Prince
OCLC Number: 1043762808
Language Note: In English.
Description: 1 folder (5 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 Robert Prince to John Torrey, dated 1849-1861, mainly discussing a large variety of plants from California. The fourth document is a copy of a published plant list from Prince's Linnean Botanic Garden & Nurseries in Flushing, Queens; the fifth is an unsigned fragment discussing varieties of wild strawberry. Obsolete plant names mentioned include Alnus plumosa, Calycanthus macrophyllus, Fragaria collina, Fragaria elatior, Fragaria grandiflora, Fragaria hudsonic, Fragaria indica, Fragaria iowensis, Fragaria lucida, Fragaria sericea, Laurus californica, and Negundo violacea.

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<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/9614274645#Person\/prince_william_robert_1795_1869<\/a>> # William Robert Prince<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:birthDate<\/a> \"1795<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:deathDate<\/a> \"1869<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:familyName<\/a> \"Prince<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:givenName<\/a> \"William Robert<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"William Robert Prince<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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