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Letter, 1804 November 27, Philad[elphia], [PA] to Th[omas] Jefferson, n.p.

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Author: Rafinesque, C. S. (Constantine Samuel), 1783-1840
Abstract: Received letter upon return to Blue mountains of Pennsylvania and New Jersey; is sending a "Florula Columbica" to Dr. Mitchell for his repository; contains catalogue of nearly 800 plants found in Territory or District of Columbia, both in Virginia & Maryland with short description; intends exploring unknown parts of Kentucky and Ohio; suggests government should send a botanist there with Lewis and Hunter; would like to go.
Issued Date: 1804-11-27
Subjects: Lewis, Meriwether, 1774-1809
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826--Correspondence
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/15052
Citation: Tucker-Coleman Papers: Series 2 Thomas Jefferson Correspondence, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.

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