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Samuel Barnum Mead and John Torrey correspondence, 1841-1847
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Samuel Barnum Mead and John Torrey correspondence, 1841-1847

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Anagallis minima , Asclepias , Asclepias rubra , Bacopa rotundifolia , Botanical specimens , Boykin, Samuel, 1786-1848 , Carex meadii , Carex richardsonii , Carey, John, 1797-1880 , Chaerophyllum procumbens , Chapman, A. W. (Alvan Wentworth), 1809-1899 , Correspondence , Crawe, I. B. (Ithamar Bingham), 1792-1847 , Curtis, M. A. (Moses Ashley), 1808-1872 , Eaton, Amos, 1776-1842 , Engelmann, George, 1809-1884 , Equisetum laevigatum , Erysimum capitatum , Expulsion of the Mormons , Flora of North America , Gray, Asa, 1810-1888 , Hancock County , Heuchera richardsonii , Holmes, A. F. (Andrew Fernando), 1797-1860 , Holton, Isaac F. (Isaac Farwell) , Hymenopappus scabiosaeus , Illinois , Knieskern, Peter D., 1798-1871 , Lapham, Increase Allen, 1811-1875 , Macrae, W. F. (William Frederick) , Mead, Samuel Barnum, 1798-1880 , Mormons , Nauvoo (Ill.) , Oakes, William, 1799-1848 , Plants , Porter, Thomas C. (Thomas Conrad), 1822-1901 , Rubus , Sartwell, H. P. (Henry Parker), 1792-1867 , Short, Charles Wilkins, 1794-1863 , Silphium , Sporobolus vaginiflorus , Sporobolus virginicus , Torrey, John, 1796-1873 , Tuckerman, Edward, 1817-1886 , Veratrum

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Samuel Barnum Mead and John Torrey correspondence, 1841-1847

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Correspondence from Samuel Barnum Mead to John Torrey, dated 1841-1847, discussing the flora of his adopted state, Illinois; the traffic in specimens to and from his home; and the activities of their botanical colleagues, especially their mutual friend Isaac Holton. One letter, dated October 17, 1845, is addressed to Holton, and after touching on the usual botanical subjects and gossip, describes the present unrest in Hancock County in relation to the Mormon community there. Obsolete plant names mentioned include Agrostis virginica, Asclepias cordata, Centunculus minimus, Dalibarda, Erysimum arkansanum, Herpestis rotundifolia, Hymenopappus corymbosus, and Vilfa vaginiflora.

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Anagallis minima , Asclepias , Asclepias rubra , Bacopa rotundifolia , Botanical specimens , Boykin, Samuel, 1786-1848 , Carex meadii , Carex richardsonii , Carey, John, 1797-1880 , Chaerophyllum procumbens , Chapman, A. W. (Alvan Wentworth), 1809-1899 , Correspondence , Crawe, I. B. (Ithamar Bingham), 1792-1847 , Curtis, M. A. (Moses Ashley), 1808-1872 , Eaton, Amos, 1776-1842 , Engelmann, George, 1809-1884 , Equisetum laevigatum , Erysimum capitatum , Expulsion of the Mormons , Flora of North America , Gray, Asa, 1810-1888 , Hancock County , Heuchera richardsonii , Holmes, A. F. (Andrew Fernando), 1797-1860 , Holton, Isaac F. (Isaac Farwell) , Hymenopappus scabiosaeus , Illinois , Knieskern, Peter D., 1798-1871 , Lapham, Increase Allen, 1811-1875 , Macrae, W. F. (William Frederick) , Mead, Samuel Barnum, 1798-1880 , Mormons , Nauvoo (Ill.) , Oakes, William, 1799-1848 , Plants , Porter, Thomas C. (Thomas Conrad), 1822-1901 , Rubus , Sartwell, H. P. (Henry Parker), 1792-1867 , Short, Charles Wilkins, 1794-1863 , Silphium , Sporobolus vaginiflorus , Sporobolus virginicus , Torrey, John, 1796-1873 , Tuckerman, Edward, 1817-1886 , Veratrum

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title = {Samuel Barnum Mead and John Torrey correspondence, 1841-1847 },
copyright = {Public domain. The BHL considers that this work is no longer under copyright protection.},
url = {https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/252697},
note = {https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/150052 --- Correspondence from Samuel Barnum Mead to John Torrey, dated 1841-1847, discussing the flora of his adopted state, Illinois; the traffic in specimens to and from his home; and the activities of their botanical colleagues, especially their mutual friend Isaac Holton. One letter, dated October 17, 1845, is addressed to Holton, and after touching on the usual botanical subjects and gossip, describes the present unrest in Hancock County in relation to the Mormon community there. Obsolete plant names mentioned include Agrostis virginica, Asclepias cordata, Centunculus minimus, Dalibarda, Erysimum arkansanum, Herpestis rotundifolia, Hymenopappus corymbosus, and Vilfa vaginiflora. --- In English.},
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author = {Mead, Samuel Barnum,},
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