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Simeon Gilbert letter to Emily Hitchcock Terry, 1910 September 11

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Title:
Simeon Gilbert letter to Emily Hitchcock Terry, 1910 September 11
Description:
A letter to Emily Hitchcock Terry in which Simeon Gilbert writes about Emily's father, Edward Hitchcock. Gilbert describes Edward Hitchcock in a very positive light, calling him "one of the foremost geologists of his day" and credits him with causing "the whole Valley of the Connecticut River to occupy a new place in the geological history of the world." Simeon goes on to wish Emily well in her later years.
Creator:
Gilbert, Simeon, 1834-1917
Recipient:
Terry, Emily Hitchcock, 1838-1921
Date:
September 11, 1910
Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Amherst College Archives & Special Collections
Box 26A Folder 41 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
Edward and Orra White Hitchcock Papers
Subjects:
Correspondence
Terry, Emily Hitchcock, 1838-1921
Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864
Extent:
1 item (4 pages)
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Place of origin:
Pittsford (Vt.)
Language:
English