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Oliver R. Willis and John Torrey correspondence, 1843-1862
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Oliver R. Willis and John Torrey correspondence, 1843-1862

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Related/Analytical: New York Botanical Garden Archives.

Series: John Torrey papers ; series 1, correspondence.

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Willis, Oliver R. (Oliver Rivington), 1815-1902

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Correspondence from Oliver R. Willis to John Torrey, dated 1843-1862, discussing a range of concerns, from botanical specimens, to acquiring materials for his teaching endeavors, to the occasional more esoteric issue. "I am requested by the Physicians of Heightstown to introduce to you the bearer Mr. Israel Pearce-- a justice of the peace, now acting as Coroner," he writes in 1844. "He has with him a Human Stomach which you are desired to examine, the reasons &c. he will give you..." Obsolete plant names mentioned include Draba verna, Empetrum conradii, Geum strictum, and Rhynchospora cymosa.

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Aster , Beck, Lewis C. (Lewis Caleb), 1798-1853 , Botanical specimens , Chadbourne, Paul A. (Paul Ansel), 1823-1883 , Corema conradii , Correspondence , Darlington, William, 1782-1863 , Erophila verna , Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890 , Gaudichaud, Charles, 1780?-1854 , Geum aleppicum , Gray, Asa, 1810-1888 , Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878 , Holton, Isaac F. (Isaac Farwell) , Knieskern, Peter D., 1798-1871 , Laning, Enoch, active 1848-1860 , Lygodium palmatum , Mead, Samuel Barnum, 1798-1880 , New Jersey , Pearce, Israel, active 1847-1851 , Ranunculus , Schools, , Scirpus polyphyllus , Solidago , Torrey, John, 1796-1873 , Trientalis , Trillium cernuum , Vaccinium pallidum , Wiley & Putnam , Willis, Oliver R. (Oliver Rivington), 1815-1902

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John Torrey Papers

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OCLC: 1055417068

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title = {Oliver R. Willis and John Torrey correspondence, 1843-1862 },
copyright = {Public domain. The BHL considers that this work is no longer under copyright protection.},
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note = {https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/159482 --- Correspondence from Oliver R. Willis to John Torrey, dated 1843-1862, discussing a range of concerns, from botanical specimens, to acquiring materials for his teaching endeavors, to the occasional more esoteric issue. "I am requested by the Physicians of Heightstown to introduce to you the bearer Mr. Israel Pearce-- a justice of the peace, now acting as Coroner," he writes in 1844. "He has with him a Human Stomach which you are desired to examine, the reasons &c. he will give you..." Obsolete plant names mentioned include Draba verna, Empetrum conradii, Geum strictum, and Rhynchospora cymosa. --- In English.},
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author = {Willis, Oliver R. (Oliver Rivington),},
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