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Boston Society of Natural History letter to William Augustus Stearns, 1864

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Title:
Boston Society of Natural History letter to William Augustus Stearns, 1864
Description:
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.
Recipient:
Stearns, William A. (William Augustus), 1805-1876
Creator:
Boston Society of Natural History
Date:
[1864]
Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Genre:
Resolutions
Location:
Amherst College Archives & Special Collections
Box 2 Folder 10 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
Edward and Orra White Hitchcock Papers
Subjects:
Death and burial
Career in natural history
Correspondence
Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864
Stearns, William A. (William Augustus), 1805-1876
Extent:
1 item (3 pages)
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
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Notes:
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.
Language:
English