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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms us-00001a
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  202 x 124mm
Extent:  2 foll.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a-2b
Language:  English
Place:  Cambridge, Mass.
Date:  1865-05-01
Short summary:  Comments on the journey of the author's father to Brazil; the author now being entrusted the care of the Museum of comparative zoology in Cambridge he discusses how he could be of help to the addressee with exchange of specimens etc.; comments on the ending of the American civil war and the death of Lincoln
Person:  Agassiz, Alexander Emanuel, 1835 (Neuchâtel)-1910, Naturalist, Engineer, author
Person:  Kaup, Johann Jakob, 1803-1873, Palaeontologist, Natural scientist, addressee
Person:  Agassiz, Louis , 1807 (Môtier, Switzerland)-1873 (Cambridge, Mass.), Physician, Geologist, Zoologist, Professor, person referred to
Person:  Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865, Statesman, person referred to
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