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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms us-00020
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  208 x 135mm
Extent:  4 foll.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a-4b
Language:  English
Place:  Washington, D.C.
Date:  1854-10-14
Short summary:  Promise to arrange the sending of reptiles as desired by the addressee; comments on the Institution's collections of serpents and reptiles (e.g. 130 species of Northamerican serpents); description of the efforts made in vain to obtain the publications of the Musée d'histore naturelle having sent their own publications year by year even without acknowledgements, request for help in suppling the Institute with material
Person:  Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887, Zoologist, Professor, author
Person:  Duméril, Auguste, 1812 (Paris)-1870 (Paris), Naturalist, addressee
COMMENTS
Comments:  Letter stamped "Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C"
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