• Creator
  • Silliman, Benjamin, 1779-1864
  • Created Date
  • 1844-01-29
  • Publisher
  • New Haven (Conn.)
  • Description
  • A letter to Edward Hitchcock from Benjamin Silliman and Benjamin Silliman, Jr., in which Silliman offers to send Hitchcock a book on the Alps by James David Forbes, then later adds a note that he missed his opportunity to send it. Silliman discusses several letters he has received from other geologists, and his son (Silliman Jr.) adds a note about Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg and a book by him.
  • Format
  • Correspondence
  • Rights
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