A letter to Edward Hitchcock in which Benjamin Silliman expresses his disbelief that the government of Massachusetts would refuse to compensate Hitchcock for printing a large map to accompany an article in The American Journal of Science. Silliman then details paper, quality, and quantity options for the printing to minimize lost expenses for [John S. and Charles] Adams (the printers), Hitchcock, and Silliman.
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