George W. Clinton and John Torrey correspondence, 1828-1869
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George W. Clinton and John Torrey correspondence, 1828-1869

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Related/Analytical: New York Botanical Garden Archives.

Series: John Torrey papers ; series 1, correspondence.

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Clinton, George W. (George William), 1807-1885

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Correspondence from George W. Clinton to John Torrey, dated 1828-1869, beginning with Clinton's first letter to Torrey, written when the former was a young law student. The bulk of the collection, however, is from the 1860s, with Clinton writing as an older man to his lifelong friend. Discussions range from botanical issues and Clinton's involvement with the Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences ("I want the whole world to go botanizing") to the personal pleasures of his visits with Torrey and his family-- particularly Torrey's daughter Margaret-- and the trials of old age. "I have not got the spunk of a magnanimous mouse," he playfully complains in 1868. Obsolete plant names mentioned include Antirrhinum elatine and Trillium erythrocarpum.

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Astragalus , Boraginaceae , Botanical specimens , Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences , Carex , Chapman, A. W. (Alvan Wentworth), 1809-1899 , Clinton, George W. (George William), 1807-1885 , Clintonia , Collinsia , Correspondence , Dewey, Chester, 1784-1867 , Erythronium , Floerkea , Gaultheria hispidula , Gray, Asa, 1810-1888 , Herbarium , Hibiscus trionum , Kalmia , Kickxia elatine , Le Roy, Peter Vincent, 1821-1889 , Linden, Charles, 1832-1888 , Mohr, Charles (Charles Theodore), 1824-1901 , Parry, C. C. (Charles Christopher), 1823-1890 , Phlox divaricata , Phlox subulata , Pinguicula , Polemonium reptans , Prunus , Riddell, John Leonard, 1807-1867 , Torrey, John, 1796-1873 , Trillium undulatum

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John Torrey Papers

New York Botanical Garden

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English

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OCLC: 984128232

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title = {George W. Clinton and John Torrey correspondence, 1828-1869 },
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