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Long, Stephen H. (1784-1864) to Richard Harlan

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02475.09 Author/Creator: Long, Stephen H. (1784-1864) Place Written: Hopkinton, New Hampshire Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 31 March 1837 Pagination: 1 p. : address ; 24.5 x 19.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Thanks Dr. Harlan for the present he sent to Mrs. Long. Mentions receiving instruction for surveys of Maine and Massachusetts, which he will engage when the weather improves and the winter cold abates. Mentions sending a box of presents.

Background Information: Long was an explorer and surveyor. Harlan, a natural historian, was a pioneer in the study of comparative anatomy and vertebrate paleontology in the United States.

People: Long, Stephen Harriman, 1784-1864
Harlan, Richard, 1796-1843

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: GiftScience and TechnologyWomen's HistorySurveyingLand Transaction

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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