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Collection Reference Number GLC02475.06
From Archive Folder Documents concerning American explorers, adventurers and naturalists 
Title Asa Gray to unknown bookseller about copies of Gray's manual of botany
Date 13 July 1854
Author Gray, Asa (1810-1888)  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Writes to an unknown bookseller asking if he has copies of Gray's manual of botany available because Mr. Willis, the principal of the Freehold Institute, is not able to obtain a copy. Asks what the selling price is. With small square fragment of blue lined paper with text, possibly cut from another letter. Addressed from Banbridge.
Subjects Science and Technology  Education  Literature and Language Arts  Book Selling  Finance  Geography and Natural History  
People Gray, Asa (1810-1888)  
Theme Science, Technology, Invention; Merchants & Commerce; Arts & Literature
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Gray was a noted plant collector, Harvard University professor, and author of a series of botany textbooks. He helped found the study of plant geography.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859