Boston Society of Natural History letter to William Augustus Stearns, 1864
- Boston Society of Natural History letter to William Augustus Stearns, 1864
A letter in which the Boston Society of Natural History describes Edward Hitchcock's career in the natural sciences, and presents to William Augustus Stearns their resolution to recognize the significance of the loss of Edward Hitchcock.
- Stearns, William A. (William Augustus), 1805-1876
- Boston Society of Natural History
Amherst College Archives & Special Collections
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Edward and Orra White Hitchcock Papers
Death and burial
Career in natural history
Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864
Stearns, William A. (William Augustus), 1805-1876
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There is no signature on the letter. "[Boston Soc. of Natural History]" has been written in pencil at the header of the letter. There is no date on the letter. It has been inferred that it was created in 1864, the year of Hitchcock's death.