Letter, 1874 July 20, Amherst, to [Charles H. Hitchcock?].


Tuckerman, Edward, 1817-1886. Letter, 1874 July 20, Amherst, to [Charles H. Hitchcock?].

Letter, 1874 July 20, Amherst, to [Charles H. Hitchcock?].

He has been unable to answer his question concerning the limitation of alpine plants in the New England area; has a great interest in the White Mountains; refers to Starr King's book; comments on lichens found elsewhere, and maps drawn by Scudder.

4 p. on 1 fold. leaf. 19 cm.

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