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Record number: WCP4854

Sent by:
Othniel Charles Marsh
Sent to:
Daniel Coit Gilman
12 February 1886

Sent by Othniel Charles Marsh, Yale College Museum, USA to Daniel Coit Gilman John Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA on 12 February 1886.

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14 November 2012 by Catchpole, Caroline


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LETTER (WCP4854.5253)

A typical letter handwritten by author in English and signed by author.

Held by:
Special Collections, The John Hopkins University
Finding number:
Daniel Coit Gilman Papers, Ms. 1, Box 1.50
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Feb[ruary] 12 1886.

My dear Gilman1,

I enclose a copy of a letter from Wallace2 which explains itself.

Can[']t you get him a chance for a short course of lectures at the Peabody Trust, and a few at your University.

Anything he says on Natural Science will be good. [[2]] I have written Walker[?] to speak for a course at the Lowell Institute but have said nothing about the matter to anyone else as yet.

Yours very truly | O. C. Marsh3 [signature]

Pres[ident]. D.C. Gilman.


1. Gilman, Daniel Coit (1831-1908). American educator and academic.

2. Wallace, Alfred Russel (1823-1913). British naturalist and co-discoverer of natural selection with Charles Darwin.

4. Marsh, Othneil Charles (1831-1908). American paleontologist.

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