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Letter, 1822 September 24, Lexington, Kentucky, to Th[oma]s Jefferson, Monticello, [Albemarle County, Virginia].

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Author: Rafinesque, C. S. (Constantine Samuel), 1783-1840
Abstract: Sends own French pamphlet on botany and zoology; has found new tree, genus "Virgilia fragilis," or yellow locust; will grow in Virginia; sends pods; has not heard from University of Virginia about readiness to open, and assumes his liberal offer was not accepted; will endow Transylvania University with his collections of 30,000 specimens of plants, animals and minerals.
Issued Date: 1822-09-24
Subjects: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826--Correspondence
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/15167
Citation: Tucker-Coleman Papers: Series 2 Thomas Jefferson Correspondence, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.


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