THE BOTANICAL JOURNAL OF G. W. CLINTON
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Editor, The Clinton Papers
Buffalo Museum of Science
Missouri Botanical Garden, Res Botanica
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May 5, 2003

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THE BOTANICAL JOURNAL OF G. W. CLINTON – December 1864

[1864.]    Dec. 3. Received since last date, a packet from Dr. Daniel Clarke, & one from Prof. Porter. Received today, one from C. F. Parker.

 

[1864.]    Dec. 4. Received letter from Rev. J. Fowler, of Richibucto, N.B., with some beautiful specimens of Callitriche verna.

 

[1864.]    Dec. 6. Received packet from Prof. Tuckerman, containing his Potamogeton Claytonii, Juncus Greenei, 2 Carices, and a very kind letter.

 

[1864.]    Dec. 14. Sent packets, by Express to Miss Hortense Kinney, care of J. E. Mayhew, Esq., Jamestown, N.Y. Miss Anna Bliss, care of Col. John H. Bliss, Erie, Pa. Received a packet from Miss Shattuck, & one, from F. G. Bumstead, M.D., New York.

 

[1864.]    Dec. 16. Expressed a packet, principally of Junci & Cyperaceae other than Carex, to Bebb.

 

[1864.]    Dec. 20. Expressed packets to Prof. Porter, & to Dr. T. F. Allen.

 

[1864.]    Dec. 24. Received, by Express, from Dr. Dewey, a small, but very precious, packet of Carices. From Bebb, a letter acknowledging receipt of my packet of Junci &c. Also letter of acknowledgement from Miss Kinney.

 

[1864.]    Dec. 28. Received letter of acknowledgement from Anna Bliss.

 

[1864.]    Dec. 29. Received letter of acknowledgement from Dr. Allen.

 

[1864.]    Dec. 30. Received letter of acknowledgement from Prof. Porter. He thinks that my Aster longifolius is Aster ae... (I, probably, sent him Dr. Clarke's A. longifolius from Flint, Mich.) & writes that my Carex debilis is Carex arctata (in which he is right, I had confounded the two.) Prof. Ward of the Rochester University called. He suggests that Charles Wordsworth would, if I personally applied to him, help the Society to casts, as he did the State Collection. As to the State Collection, he complains, & says that he hears others complain. 1st. That the minerals are not cleaned, but are defiled with the dust of years.

2nd. That the fossils are not labelled.

 

 

Scientific names may be looked up in the online checklist of Western New York plants. Find genus names beginning with  A - C  D - K  L - P  Q - Z.