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Richard Owen letter to Edward Hitchcock, 1844 August 30

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Title:
Richard Owen letter to Edward Hitchcock, 1844 August 30
Description:
A letter from Richard Owen to Edward Hitchcock regarding large birds' nests seen in New Zealand or Australia by global circumnavigators Cook and Hinders. Owen mentions "The Birds of Australia" by John Gould and Hitchcock's work with footprint fossils.
Creator:
Owen, Richard, 1804-1892
Recipient:
Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864
Date:
August 30, 1844
Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Amherst College Archives & Special Collections
Box 3 Folder 30 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
Edward and Orra White Hitchcock Papers
Subjects:
Correspondence
Natural history collections
Footprints, Fossil
Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864
Places:
Massachusetts
Extent:
1 item (6 pages)
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Terms of Use:
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Place of origin:
London (England)
Language:
English