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Alexander Agassiz letter to William Augustus Stearns, 1864 March 1

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Title:
Alexander Agassiz letter to William Augustus Stearns, 1864 March 1
Description:
A letter in which Alex Agassiz, on behalf of his father, Louis Aggasiz, acknowledges receipt of the news of Edward Hitchcock's death.
Creator:
Agassiz, Alexander, 1835-1910
Recipient:
Stearns, William A. (William Augustus), 1805-1876
Date:
March 1, 1864
Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Amherst College Archives & Special Collections
Box 2 Folder 10 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
Edward and Orra White Hitchcock Papers
Subjects:
Death and burial
Correspondence
Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864
Stearns, William A. (William Augustus), 1805-1876
Extent:
1 item (1 page)
Link to Item:
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Place of origin:
Cambridge (Mass.)
Notes:
"Pres. Stearns" is written at the bottom of the letter. It has been inferred that this refers to William Augustus Stearns.
Language:
English