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1856–1871

RG I-B-1: General records. Letterbooks — Bound. Volume 06

Letters and other documents received by the American Academy from Members, other learned societies and institutions, and the general public, from 1856 to 1871.

ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION


Historical note

The Academy has received letters, announcements, and other forms of correspondence since the founding in 1780. All such correspondence was the responsibility of the Corresponding Secretary, one of the original officers of the Academy. Beginning sometime in the late 1800s, incoming letters were pasted into bound scrapbooks, which the Academy referred to as “letterbooks.” This practice continued until 1988, when staff began saving correspondence in folders.

For the time period covered by Volume 6, the Presidents of the Academy were Jacob Bigelow (1846-1863) and Asa Gray (1863-1873). The Corresponding Secretaries were Asa Gray (1852-1863), William Barton Rogers (1863-1869), and Joseph Lovering (1869-1873).

Scope and Content

The series of letterbooks in its entirety includes letters from newly-elected Fellows, formally accepting their elections; communications with other learned societies (especially, invitations to attend meetings or send representatives to official events, and offers to exchange publications); correspondence concerning gifts of books, maps, and natural history specimens; and inquiries from members and nonmembers regarding the submission and publication of articles.

Volume 6 contains letters and other documents received by the American Academy from 1855 to 1871. Most are in the form of incoming correspondence from members acknowledging their election. Other topics include notices of member deaths and circulars from national and international scientific societies and institutions.

Volume

1 volume contained within 1.5 document cases (0.75 linear feet)

Arrangement

The Academy has begun disbinding the volumes of letterbooks and conserving the individual letters, and will continue that practice until all letters are in stable condition.

The letterbooks in Series I-B-1 are arranged numerically by volume number. Within each volume, the original order of the pages has been retained. Generally the records are arranged in chronological order. Pages numbered with a “v” indicate that the document was pasted to the verso of the preceding page, and normally relates to document on the following page.

Preferred Citation

[Item title, date]. Series I-B-1: General records. Letterbooks. Bound letterbooks. Volume 6, 1855-1871. Archives, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Languages

English
French
German
Italian

Subjects

Exchange of publications
Learned institutions and societies—America
Learned institutions and societies—Publishing
Letter books
Science—History

ITEM LIST

Page 06-1

Letter from Dennis Hart Mahan to Asa Gray, 1855 January 1; U.S. Military Academy, West Point.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Mahan, D. H. (Dennis Hart), 1802-1871; Elected 1855, Associate Fellow

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Page 06-2

Letter from Benjamin Brodie to Asa Gray, 1856 January 12; London.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Brodie, Benjamin, Sir, 1783-1862; Elected 1855, FHM

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Page 06-3

Letter from M. Francois Guizot, 1856 January 12; Paris.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.>

Creator:  Guizot, M. (Franc¸ois), 1787-1874; Elected 1855, FHM

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Page 06-4

Letter from Louis-Joseph Vicat to President of the Academy, 1856 January 21; Grenoble, France.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Vicat, L.-J. (Louis-Joseph), 1786-1861; Elected 1855, FHM
Language:  French

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Page 06-5

Letter from Jared P. Kirtland to Asa Gray, 1856 March 4; Cleveland, OH.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Kirtland, J. P. (Jared Potter), 1793-1877; Elected 1855, Associate Fellow

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Page 06-6

Letter from Königliche Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften (Hausmann, Secretary), 1856 March 26; Göttingen.

Presents a bronze copy of a medal given to Professor Carl Friedrich Gauss in commemoration of his service to Die Königliche Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen.

Creator:  Königliche Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften zu Go¨ttingen
Language:  German

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Page 06-7

Letter from John B. Henck to Asa Gray, 1856 June 4; Boston.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Henck, John B. (John Benjamin), 1816-1903; Elected 1856

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Page 06-8

Letter from George E. Ellis to Asa Gray, 1856 June 5; Charlestown, MA.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Ellis, George Edward, 1814-1894; Elected 1856

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Page 06-9

Letter from Thomas G. Cary to Asa Gray, 1856 June 7; Boston.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Cary, Thomas G. (Thomas Greaves), 1791-1859; Elected 1856

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Page 06-10

Letter from Charles J. Sprague to Asa Gray, 1856 June 12; Boston.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Sprague, Charles J. (Charles James), 1823-1903; Elected 1856

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Page 06-11

Circular from the Boston Committee on Inauguration (Farnham Plumber, Chairman), 1856 August. City Hall, Boston.

Announces the "Inauguration of the Statue of Benjamin Franklin". Includes handwritten invitation from the Committee Chair, Farnham Plumber.
Note: Two documents on piece of paper. Circular is dated 1856 August 23; invitation from Farnham Plumber is dated 1856 August 29.

Creator:  Boston (Mass.). Committee of Inauguration

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Page 06-12

Letter from Nathaniel L. Frothingham to Asa Gray, 1856 November 17.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Frothingham, N. L. (Nathaniel Langdon), 1793-1870; Elected 1856

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Page 06-13

Letter from Edward Robinson, 1857 November 17; New York City.

Acknowledges change in status to Associate Fellow.

Creator:  Robinson, Edward, 1794-1863; Elected 1847
Related documents:  Volume 05, p. 90

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Page 06-14

Letter from Laurens P. Hickok to Asa Gray, 1856 December 13; Union College.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Hickok, Laurens P. (Laurens Perseus), 1798-1888; Elected 1856, Associate Fellow

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Page 06-15

Letter from George Bacon Wood to Asa Gray, 1856 December 13; Philadelphia.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Wood, George B. (George Bacon), 1797-1879; Elected 1856, Associate Fellow

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Page 06-16

Letter from Isaac Hays, 1856 December 16.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Hays, Isaac, 1796-1879; Elected 1856, Associate Fellow

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Page 06-17

Letter from Manuel J. Johnson to Asa Gray, 1857 January 17; Radcliffe Observatory, Oxford, England.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Johnson, Manuel J. (Manuel John), 1805-1859; Elected 1856, FHM

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Page 06-18

Letter from John S. Mill to Asa Gray, 1857 January 19; Blackheath Park, Kent, England.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Mill, John Stuart, 1806-1873; Elected 1856, FHM

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Page 06-19

Letter from Charles F Adams to Asa Gray, 1857 January 31; Boston.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Adams, Charles Francis, 1807-1886; Elected 1857

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Page 06-20

Letter from John L. Motley, 1857 February 3; Boston.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Motley, John Lothrop, 1814-1877; Elected 1857

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Page 06-21

Letter from George S. Boutwell to Asa Gray, 1857 February 23; Groton, MA.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Boutwell, George S. (George Sewall), 1818-1905

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Page 06-22

Letter from Charles G. Putnam to Asa Gray, 1857 May 28; Boston.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator  Putnam, Charles Gideon, 1805-1875; elected 1857

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Page 06-23

Letter from John D. Runkle to Asa Gray, 1857 May 28; Cambridge, MA.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Runkle, John Daniel, 1822-1902; Elected 1857

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Page 06-24

Letter from Königlich Norwegisch Universität zu Christiana (Chr. Holst, Secretariat), 1857 November 7; Christiana, Norway.

Presents a bronze copy of a medal given to Professor Christoph Hansteen in commemoration of his 50 yr. service to Die Königlich Norwegisch Universität zu Christiana.

Creator:  Königlich Norwegisch Universität zu Christiana
Language:  German

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Page 06-25

Letter from John G. Palfrey, 1857 November 23; Cambridge, MA.

Declines election to the Academy on account of his health.

Creator:  Palfrey, John G., 1796-1881

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Page 06-26

Letter from Ezekiel B. Elliott to Asa Gray, 1858 January; Boston.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Elliott, E. B. (Ezekiel Brown), 1823-1888; Elected 1857

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Page 06-27

Letter from Thomas Edwards Clark, 1858 May 27; Cambridge, MA.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.
Note: Date as written by Clark: "May 27th"; date as written on note on back: "May 29/58".

Clark, Thomas Edwards; elected 1858 1858

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Page 06-28

Letter from William Sharswood to Asa Gray, 1858 June 17; Letter from Asa Gray to Dr. Dana, 1858 June 21 addressed to Asa Gray, 1858 June 17.

Letter to Asa Gray discusses the Proceedings; presents a "sealed Parquet". Dr. Dana forwards letter to Asa Gray, including $1 [no longer enclosed], requests that the Proceedings be sent to Sharswood.
Note: Two letters written on the same piece of paper. Added author: Asa Gray.

Creator:  Sharswood, W.

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Page 06-29

Letter from Isaac I. Hayes to Jacob Bigelow, 1858 July 19; Philadelphia.

Proposes an attempt to reach the North Pole; describes the efforts to help his goal made by other learned societies; asks for suggestions.

Creator:  Hayes, I. I. (Isaac Israel), 1832-1881
Related documents:  Volume 06, p. 32a

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Page 06-30

Letter from Chandler Robbins to Asa Gray, 1858 November 12; Boston.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Robbins, Chandler, 1810-1882; Elected 1858

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Page 06-31

Letter from Luther V. Bell to Asa Gray, 1858 November 29; Monument Square, Charlestown, MA.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Bell, Luther V. (Luther Vose), 1806-1862; Elected 1858

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Page 06-32a

Letter from George P. Bond to Asa Gray, 1859 February 16; Cambridge, MA.

Thanks the Academy for sending a copy of the resolutions passed [presumably regarding the 1859 death of fellow William Cranch Bond, elected 1832].

Creator:  Bond, George Phillips, 1825-1865; Elected 1847

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Page 06-32b

Letter from Isaac I Hayes, 1858 December 27; Philadelphia.

Thanks the Academy for sending a copy of the resolutions passed in reference to his communication on the North Pole.

Creator:  Hayes, I. I. (Isaac Israel), 1832-1881
Related documents:  Volume 06, p. 29

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Page 06-33

Letter from John Lindley to Asa Gray, 1859 February 28; London.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Lindley, John, 1799-1865; Elected 1859, FHM

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Page 06-34

Letter from William Watson Goodwin to Asa Gray, 1859 March 4; Cambridge, MA.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Goodwin, William Watson, 1831-1912; Elected 1859

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Page 06-35

Letter from William Edmond Logan to Asa Gray, 1859 March 7; Montreal, Canada East, United Province of Canada.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Logan, William Edmond, 1798-1875; Elected 1859, Associate Fellow

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Page 06-36

Letter from John H. Clifford to Asa Gray, 1859 May 30; New Bedford, MA.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Clifford, John H. (John Henry), 1809-1876; Elected 1859

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Page 06-37

Letter from Emory Washburn to Asa Gray, 1859 May 30; Cambridge, MA.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Washburn, Emory, 1800-1877; Elected 1859

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Page 06-38

Circular from the Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung, 1859 June 28

The Committee of the Humboldt Foundation for Nature Research and Travel writes of establishing the Foundation and requests contributions.
Note: Typewritten, with some handwriting. Includes signatures of "Comité de A.v.Humboldt Stiftung fur Naturforschung and Reisen" members. Includes English translation.

Creator:  Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung
Language:  German and English

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Page 06-39

Letter from Jacob Grimm to Asa Gray, 1859 June 2; Berlin.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Grimm, Jacob, 1785-1863; Elected 1857, FHM

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Page 06-40

Letter from Joseph Liouville, 1859 August 9; Paris.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.
Note: Note on back in English: "Joseph Liouville, Paris. August 9, 1859. Acceptance of Fellowship.".

Creator:  Liouville, Joseph, 1809-1882; Elected 1859, FHM
Language:  French

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Page 06-41

Letter from Samuel Greene Arnold to Asa Gray, 1859 November 12; Providence, RI.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Arnold, Samuel Greene, 1821-1880; Elected 1859, Associate Fellow

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Page 06-42

Letter from Edward B. Hunt, 1859 November 14; Brattleboro, VT.

Acknowledges election to the Academy. Provides information on a change in his mailing address.

Creator:  Hunt, E. B. (Edward Bissell), 1822-1863; Elected 1859, Associate Fellow

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Page 06-43

Letter from George C. Swallow to Asa Gray, 1859 November 25; Columbia, MO.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Swallow, G. C. (George Clinton), 1817-1899; Elected 1859, Associate Fellow

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Page 06-44

Letter from Simon Newcomb to Asa Gray, 1860 January 27; Cambridge, MA.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Newcomb, Simon, 1835-1909; Elected 1860

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Page 06-45

Letter from Chauncey Wright to Asa Gray, 1860 August 28; Cambridge, MA.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Wright, Chauncey, 1830-1875; Elected 1860

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Page 06-46

Letter from American Oriental Society (W.D. Whitney, Corresponding Secretary) to Asa Gray, 1860 May 24; New Haven, CT.

Presents a vote made by the American Oriental Society thanking the Academy for use of their room.

Creator:  American Oriental Society
Related documents:  Volume 06, pp. 76, 104, 152, 159

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Page 06-47

Letter from Ephraim Whitman Gurney to Asa Gray, 1860 November 15; Cambridge, MA.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Gurney, Ephraim Whitman, 1829-1886; elected 1860 1860

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Page 06-48

Letter from Charles Eliot Norton, 1860 November 16; Cambridge, MA.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908; Elected 1860

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Page 06-49

Letter from Sir John William Dawson, 1860 November 24; Montreal, Canada East, United Province of Canada.

Acknowledges election to the Academy. Encloses fern specimen [since removed]; describes specimen.

Creator:  Dawson, John William, Sir, 1820-1899; Elected 1860

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Page 06-50

Letter from John LeConte to Asa Gray, 1860 November 26; The South-Carolina College, Columbia, S.C.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  LeConte, John, 1818-1891; Elected 1860, Associate Fellow

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Page 06-51

Letter from William D. Whitney to Asa Gray, 1860 November 26; New Haven, CT.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Whitney, William Dwight, 1827-1894; Elected 1860, Associate Fellow

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Page 06-52

Letter from Horatio B. Hackett to Asa Gray, 1860 December 12; Newton Centre, MA

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Hackett, Horatio B. (Horatio Balch), 1808-1875; Elected 1860

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Page 06-53

Letter from Frederick Augustus Porter Barnard to Asa Gray, 1860 December 24; Univ. of Mississippi, Oxford, MS.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Barnard, Frederick Augustus Porter, 1809-1889; Elected 1860, Associate Fellow

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Page 06-54

Letter from Josiah Quincy to Jacob Bigelow, 1861 January 8; Boston.

Invites the Academy to have a meeting at his house, celebrating his 89th birthday.

Creator:  Quincy, Josiah, 1772-1864; Elected 1803

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Page 06-55

Letter from Albert Kolliker to Secretary of the Academy, 1861 April 20; Würzburg, Bavaria.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Ko¨lliker, Albert, 1817-1905; Elected 1860, FHM

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Page 06-56

Letter from Andrew P. Peabody to Asa Gray, 1861 May 29; Cambridge, MA.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Peabody, Andrew P. (Andrew Preston), 1811-1893; Elected 1861

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Page 06-57a

Letter from Benjamin Peirce to Jacob Bigelow, 1861 April 7; Cambridge, MA.

Encloses petition that he be honorably dismissed from the Academy; requests that petition be read to the Academy.

Creator:  Peirce, Benjamin, 1809-1880; Elected 1834

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Page 06-57b

Letter from Benjamin Peirce to Jacob Bigelow, 1861 May 20; Cambridge, MA.

Requests certificate of dismissal from the Academy.

Creator:  Peirce, Benjamin, 1809-1880; Elected 1834

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Page 06-58

Letter from Lemuel Shaw [Jr.] to Asa Gray, 1861 June 5; Boston.

Thanks the Academy for sending a copy of the resolutions passed [presumably regarding the death of his father, Fellow Lemuel Shaw (1781-1861; elected 1823)].

Creator:  Shaw, Lemuel, [Jr.]

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Page 06-59

Letter from William O. White, 1861 June 19; Keene, N.H.

Thanks the Academy for sending a copy of the resolutions passed [presumably regarding the 1861 death of fellow Daniel Appleton White, elected 1823].

Creator:  White, William O.]

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Page 06-60

Letter from Heinrich W. Dove, 1861 September 6; Berlin.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.
Note: Note in English on back: "H.W.Dove, Accept. Foreign Hon. Membership, Aug. 6 1861".

Creator:  Dove, Heinrich Wilhelm, 1803-1879; Elected 1860, FHM
Language:  German

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Page 06-61

Letter from William Ferrel to Asa Gray, 1861 August 12; Cambridge, MA.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Ferrel, William, 1817-1891; Elected 1861
Related documents:  Volume 07, p. 118

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Page 06-62

Letter from George T. Bigelow to Asa Gray, 1861 November 15; Boston.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Bigelow, George Tyler, 1810-1878; Elected 1861

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Page 06-63

Letter from Truman H. Safford to Asa Gray, 1861 November 16; Cambridge, MA.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Safford, Truman Henry, 1836-1901; Elected 1861

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Page 06-64

Letter from Ezra Abbot to Asa Gray, 1861 November 18; Cambridge, MA.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Abbot, Ezra, 1819-1884; Elected 1861

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Page 06-65

Letter from James Hadley to Asa Gray, 1861 November 18; New Haven, CT.

Acknowledges election to the Academy. Describes a visit to his father's house.

Creator:  Hadley, James, 1821-1872; Elected 1861, Associate Fellow

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Page 06-66

Letter from James M. Gilliss to Asa Gray, 1861 November 21; Washington, DC.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Gilliss, J. M. (James Melville), 1811-1865; Elected 1861, Associate Fellow

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Page 06-67

Letter from Jules Marcou to Asa Gray, 1861 December 2; Boston.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Marcou, Jules, 1824-1898; Elected 1861
Language:  French

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Page 06-68

Letter from John M. Ordway to Asa Gray, 1861 December 17; Manchester, NH.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Ordway, John Morse, 1823- {from old catalog}; Elected 1861, Associate Fellow

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Page 06-69

Letter from Louis-Isidore Duperrey, 1862 January 29; Paris.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Duperrey, Louis-Isidore, 1786-1865; Elected 1861, FHM
Language:  French

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Page 06-70

Letter from John Dean to Asa Gray, 1862 January 31; Boston.

Acknowledges election to the Academy. Invites Gray to visit his home.

Creator:  Dean, John, 1831-1888; Elected 1862

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Page 06-71

Death notice, ca. 1862 February.

Announces the death of Jean-Baptiste Biot (1774-1862; elected 1822, FHM).

Creator:  [The family and friends of Jean-Baptise Biot]
Language:  French

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Page 06-72

Letter from John Bernard Fitzpatrick to Asa Gray, 1862 February 4; Boston.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Fitzpatrick, John Bernard, 1812-1866; Elected 1862

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Page 06-72v

Letter from Friedrich Adolf Trendelenburg, 1862 February 25; Berlin.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Trendelenburg, Friedrich Adolf, 1802-1872; Elected 1861
Language:  German

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Page 06-73

Letter from William Fairbairn to Asa Gray, 1862 February 14; Athenaeum, London.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Fairbairn, William, Sir, 1789-1874; Elected 1862, FHM

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Page 06-74

Letter from Alvan Clark to Asa Gray, 1862 February 21; Cambridgeport, Cambridge, MA.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Clark, Alvan, 1804-1887; Elected 1862

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Page 06-75

Letter from James Mills Peirce, 1862 March 15.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Peirce, James Mills, 1834-1906; Elected 1862
Related documents:  Volume 11, p. 37a

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Page 06-76

Letter from American Oriental Society (W. D. Whitney, Corresponding Secretary) to Asa Gray, 1862 May 23; New Haven, CT.

Thanks the Academy for use of their room.

Creator:  American Oriental Society

Image:  /archive/images/001800.001.jpg

Page 06-77

Letter from Alexander Agassiz, 1862 November 14; Cambridge, MA.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Agassiz, Alexander, 1835-1910; Elected 1862
Related documents:  Volume 06, pp. 46, 104, 152, 159

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Page 06-78

Letter from William Pitt Greenwood Bartlett to Asa Gray, 1862 November 14; Cambridge, MA.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Author elected 1862

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Page 06-79

Letter from George M. Searle to Asa Gray, 1892 November 15; Newport, RI.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Searle, G. M. (George Mary), 1839-; Elected 1862

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Page 06-80

Letter from Cyrus Moors Warren to Asa Gray, 1863 January 10; Boston.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Warren, Cyrus Moors; elected 1862

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Page 06-81

Letter from Andrew A. Humphreys to Asa Gray, 1863 February 20; Camp near Falmouth, VA.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Humphreys, A. A. (Andrew Atkinson), 1810-1883; Elected 1863, Associate Fellow

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Page 06-82

Letter from Henry L. Abbot to Asa Gray, 1863 March 3; Washington, DC.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Abbot, Henry L.; Elected 1863

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Page 06-83

Letter from William Wetmore Story to Asa Gray, 1863 March 20; Palazzo Barberini, Rome.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Story, William Wetmore, 1819-1895; Elected 1863
Related documents:  Volume 07, p. 30

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Page 06-84

Letter from Christopher Hansteen to Asa Gray, 1863 March 25; Christiana, Norway.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Hansteen, Christopher, 1784-1873; Elected 1863, FHM

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Page 06-85

Letter from l’Université Royale de Norvége (Chr. Holst, Secretariat), 1863 June 24.

Creator:  l'Université Royale de Norvége
Language:  French

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Page 06-86

Letter from Henry C. Carey to William Barton Rogers, 1863 November 16; Philadelphia.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Carey, Henry Charles, 1793-1879; Elected 1863, Associate Fellow

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Page 06-87

Letter from George Bancroft to William Barton Rogers, 1863 November 23; New York City.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Bancroft, George, 1800-1891; Elected 1863, Associate Fellow

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Page 06-88

Letter from Frederic E. Church to William Barton Rogers, 1863 November 23; New York City.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Church, Frederic Edwin, 1826-1900; Elected 1863, Associate Fellow

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Page 06-89

Letter from John P. Kennedy to William Barton Rogers, 1863 November 26; Baltimore.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Kennedy, John Pendleton, 1795-1870; Elected 1863, Associate Fellow

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Page 06-90

Letter from Edward Jarvis, 1863 December 8; Dorchester, MA.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Jarvis, Edward, 1803-1884; Elected 1863

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Page 06-91

Letter from William Lawrence to William Barton Rogers, 1863 December 15; Whitehall Place, London.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Lawrence, William, Sir, 1783-1867; Elected 1863, FHM

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Page 06-92

Letter from J. Peter Lesley to William Barton Rogers, 1864 February 11; Philadelphia.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Lesley, J. P. (J. Peter), 1819-1903; Elected 1864, Associate Fellow

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Page 06-93

Letter from George G. Meade to William Barton Rogers, 1864 February 16; Head-Quarters, Army of the Potomac.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Meade, George Gordon, 1815-1872; Elected 1864, Associate Fellow

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Page 06-94

Letter from Ogden N. Rood to William Barton Rogers, 1864 March 5; Columbia College.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Rood, Ogden N. (Ogden Nicholas), 1831-1902; Elected 1864, Associate Fellow

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Page 06-95

Letter from Edward Pearce to William Barton Rogers, 1864 March 8; Cambridge, MA.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Pearce, Edward, 1833-1899; elected 1864

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Page 06-96

Letter from Thomas Graham to President and Corresponding Secretary of the Academy, 1864 March 17; Royal Mint, London.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Graham, Thomas, 1805-1869; Elected 1864, FHM

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Page 06-97

Letter from Charles F. Adams to Asa Gray, 1864 March 15; London.

Acknowledges receipt of letters to be forwarded to newly elected foreign honorary members (FHMs).

Creator:  Adams, Charles Francis, 1807-1886; Elected 1857

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Page 06-98

Letter from Friedrich Max Müller to Asa Gray, 1864 March 20; Oxford, England.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Müller, F. Max (Friedrich Max), 1823-1900; Elected 1864, FHM

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Page 06-99

Letter from Henry H. Milman to Asa Gray, 1864 March 23; Deanery St. Pauls [sic] F.C.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Milman, Henry Hart, 1791-1868; Elected 1864, FHM

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Page 06-100

Letter from Johann Friedrich Overbeck to Asa Gray, 1864 April 6; Rome.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Overbeck, Johann Friedrich, 1789-1869; Elected 1864, FHM
Language:  Italian

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Page 06-101

Letter from William Watson to William Barton Rogers, 1864 April 11; Boston.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Watson, William, 1834-1915; Elected 1864

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Page 06-102

Letter from Richard Henry Dana, 1864 April 12.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Dana, Richard Henry, 1815-1882; Elected 1864

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Page 06-103

Letter from Alexander D. Bache to Asa Gray, 1864 April 27; Washington, DC.

Remarks upon the death of Gen. Totten [Joseph Gilbert Totten, 1788-1864; elected 1841, Associate Fellow]; responds to a request made by Gray.

Creator:  Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867

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Page 06-104

Letter from American Oriental Society (W.D. Dwight, Corresponding Secretary) to Secretary of the Academy, 1864 May 19; New Haven, CT.

Presents a vote made by the American Oriental Society thanking the Academy for use of their room.

Creator:  American Oriental Society
Related documents:  Volume 06, pp. 46, 76, 152, 159

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Page 06-105

Letter from Ralph Waldo Emerson to William Barton Rogers, 1864 May 25; Concord, MA.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882; Elected 1864

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Page 06-106

Letter from J. Baxter Upham to William Barton Rogers, 1864 June 1; Boston.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Upham, J. B. (Jabez Baxter), 1820-1902; Elected 1864

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Page 06-107

Letter from Otto Struve, 1864 December 1; Pulkovo, Russia.

Announces the death of his father, Friedrich Georg Wilhelm Struve (1793-1864; elected 1834, FHM).

Creator:  Struve, Otto, 1819-1905; Elected 1864, FHM
Language:  German

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Page 06-108

Letter from Leopold von Ranke, 1865 January 8; Berlin.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Ranke, Leopold von, 1795-1886; Elected 1863, FHM

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Page 06-109

Letter from John Eugene Tyler to William Barton Rogers, 1865 July 19; McLean Asylum, Somerville, MA.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Tyler, John Eugene, 1819-1878. {from old catalog}; Elected 1865

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Page 06-110

Letter from Michel Chasles to Asa Gray, 1865 August 18; Paris.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.
Note: Note in English on back: Michel Chasles. Accept. of Membership. Aug 18 1865.

Creator:  Chasles, M. (Michel), 1793-1880; Elected 1864, FHM
Language:  French

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Page 06-111

Letter from Tayler Lewis to William Barton Rogers, 1865 November 20; Union College, Schenectady, NY.

Acknowledges election to the Academy. Notes that he sent a letter of acceptance in July, but that it was not received.

Creator:  Lewis, Tayler, 1802-1877; Elected 1865, Associate Fellow

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Page 06-112

Letter from Samuel Eliot to William Barton Rogers, 1865 November 25; Boston.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Eliot, Samuel, 1821-1898; Elected 1865

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Page 06-113

Letter from John W. Draper to William Barton Rogers, 1865 November 27; University - New York.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Draper, John William, 1811-1882; Elected 1865, Associate Fellow

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Page 06-114

Letter from Lewis Morris Rutherfurd to William Barton Rogers, 1865 November 29; New York City.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Rutherfurd, Lewis Morris, 1816-1892; Elected 1865, Associate Fellow

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Page 06-115

Letter from George William Hill to William Barton Rogers, 1865 December 2; Cambridge, MA.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Hill, George William, 1838-1914; Elected 1865

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Page 06-116

Death notice, ca. 1865.

Announces the death of Johann Goerg Forchammer, 1865 December 14.

Creator:  Émelie Forchhammer (née Fugl)
Language:  French

Image:  /archive/images/001840.001.jpg

Page 06-117

Letter from Richard S. Greenough to Asa Gray, 1866 January 20; Boston.

Discusses a bust of Charles Lyell, his gift to the Academy.

Creator:  Greenough, Richard S. (Richard Saltonstall), 1819-1904; Elected 1855

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Page 06-118

Letter from Henry Mitchell to William Barton Rogers, 1866 March 4; Needham, MA.

Acknowledges election to the Academy. Requests that notifications of Academy meetings be sent to him.

Creator:  Mitchell, Henry, 1830-1902; Elected 1866

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Page 06-119

Letter from Arthur Cayley to William Barton Rogers, 1866 March 6; Cambridge, MA.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Cayley, Arthur, 1821-1895; Elected 1866, FHM

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Page 06-120

Letter from Joseph D. Hooker, 1866 March 16; Royal Gardens, Kew, England.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Hooker, Joseph Dalton, Sir, 1817-1911; Elected 1866, FHM

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Page 06-121

Letter from Barnas Sears to William Barton Rogers, 1865 April 16; Providence, RI.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Sears, Barnas, 1802-1880; Elected 1866, Associate Fellow

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Page 06-122

Letter from Charles Sumner, 1866 May 28; Senate Chamber, Washington, DC.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874; Elected 1865

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Page 06-123

Letter from Herve´ Faye to Secretary of the Academy, 1866 June 10; Paris.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Faye, H. (Herve´), 1814-1902; Elected 1866, FHM
Language:  French

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Page 06-124

Letter from William P. Atkinson to William Barton Rogers, 1866 June 17; Cambridge, MA.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Atkinson, William Parsons, 1820-1890; Elected 1866

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Page 06-125

Letter from Noah Porter to William Barton Rogers, 1866 June 18; Yale, New Haven, CT.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Porter, Noah, 1811-1892; Elected 1866, Associate Fellow

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Page 06-126

Letter from Ira Perley to William Barton Rogers, 1866 June 23; Concord, NH.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Perley, Ira, 1799-1874; Elected 1866, Associate Fellow

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Page 06-127

Letter from William John Macquorn Rankine to President and Corresponding Secretary of the Academy, 1866 June 25; Glasgow, Scotland.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Rankine, William John Macquorn, 1820-1872; Elected 1866

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Page 06-128

Letter from Alvan W. Chapman, 1866 July 10; Apalachicola, FL.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Chapman, A. W. (Alvan Wentworth), 1809-1899; Elected 1866, Associate Fellow

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Page 06-129

Letter from Königlich-Sächsische Bergakademie (Freiherr von Beust), 1866 August 3; Freiberg, Saxony.

The Königlich-Sächsische Bergakademie presents to the American Academy a Festschrif commemorating their own Jubilee.

Creator:  Königlich-Sächsische Bergakademie
Language:  German

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Page 06-130

Letter from Henry W. Williams to William Barton Rogers, 1866 November 17; Boston.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Williams, Henry W. (Henry Willard), 1821-1895; Elected 1866

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Page 06-131a

Letter from Frederic Henry Hedge to William Barton Rogers, 1866 November 22; Brookline, MA.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Hedge, Frederic Henry, 1805-1890; Elected 1866

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Page 06-131b

Letter from John Montgomery Batchelder to William Barton Rogers, 1866 November 23; Boston.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Batchelder, John Montgomery, 1811-1892; Elected 1866

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Page 06-132a

Letter from Isaac Ray to William Barton Rogers, 1866 December 1; Providence Butler Hospital, Providence, RI.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Ray, Isaac, 1807-1881; Elected 1866, Associate Fellow

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Page 06-132b

Letter from James Elliot Cabot to William Barton Rogers, 1866 December 4; Brookline, MA.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Cabot, James Elliot, 1821-1903; Elected 1866

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Page 06-132c

Letter from Charles Deane, 1866 December 7; Cambridge, MA.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Deane, Charles, 1813-1889; Elected 1866

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Page 06-133

Letter from James C. White to William Barton Rogers, 1866 December 18; Boston.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  White, James C. (James Clarke), 1833-1916; Elected 1866

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Page 06-134

Letter from James Davenport Whelpley, 1867 January 2; Boston.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Whelpley, James Davenport, 1817-1872; Elected 1866

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Page 06-135

Letter from Asahel C. Kendrick, 1867 January 16; Rochester, NY.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Kendrick, A. C. (Asahel Clark), 1809-1895; Elected 1866, Associate Fellow

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Page 06-136

Letter from Charles S. Peirce to William Barton Rogers, 1867 February 4; Cambridge, MA.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Peirce, Charles S. (Charles Sanders), 1839-1914; Elected 1867

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Page 06-137

Letter from Richard Manning Hodges to William Barton Rogers, 1867 February 5.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Hodges, Richard Manning; elected 1867

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Page 06-138

Letter from Henry Sumner Maine to William Barton Rogers, 1867 February 23; Calcutta, East Indies.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Maine, Henry Sumner, Sir, 1822-1888; Elected 1866, FHM

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Page 06-139

Letter from Sir Edward Sabine to Asa Gray, 1867 June 26; The Royal Society, Burlington House, London. W.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Sabine, Edward, Sir, 1788-1883; Elected 1867

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Page 06-140

Letter from Christian H. F. Peters to William Barton Rogers, 1867 November 21; Litchfield Observatory of Hamilton College.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Peters, C. H. F. (Christian Heinrich Friedrich), 1813-1890; Elected 1856

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Page 06-141

Letter from Lewis H. Morgan to William Barton Rogers, 1868 June 23; Senate Chamber, Rochester, NY.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Morgan, Lewis Henry, 1818-1881; Elected 1868, Associate Fellow

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Page 06-142

Letter from Henry Longueville Mansel to Asa Gray, 1868 July 6; Christ Church, Oxford, England.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Mansel, Henry Longueville, 1820-1871; Elected 1868, FHM

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Page 06-143

Letter from Rowland G. Hazard to William Barton Rogers, 1868 February 3; Peace Dale, RI.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Hazard, Rowland Gibson, 1801-1888; Elected 1867, Associate Fellow

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Letter from Samuel H. Scudder to William Barton Rogers, 1868 August 20; Cambridge, MA.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Scudder, Samuel Hubbard, 1837-1911; Elected 1868

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Letter from Auguste de La Rive, 1868; Geneva, Switzerland.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  La Rive, Auguste de, 1801-1873; Elected 1868, FHM
Language:  French

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Letter from Johann Caspar Bluntschli, 1868 August 21; Heidelberg, Grand Duchy of Baden.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Bluntschli, Johann Caspar, 1808-1881; Elected 1868, FHM

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Letter from Christian Lassen to Asa Gray, 1868 September 16; Bonn, Prussia.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Lassen, Christian, 1800-1876; Elected 1868, FHM

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Letter from Alpheus S. Packard Jr. to William Barton Rogers, 1868 November 20; Salem, MA.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Packard, A. S. (Alpheus Spring), 1839-1905; Elected 1868

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Death notice, 1868 December15; Munich, Bavaria.

Announces the death of Karl Friedrich Philipp von Martius.

Creator:  Martius, C. A.
Language:  German

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Letter from Hermann A. Hagen to William Barton Rogers, 1868 December 19; Cambridge, MA.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Hagen, Hermann August, 1817-1893; elected 1868

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Letter from Nathaniel Ellis Atwood to William Barton Rogers, 1869 January 4; Provincetown, MA.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator  Atwood, Nathaniel Ellis; elected 1868

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Page 06-151a

Letter from Hermann von Helmholtz to William Barton Rogers, 1868 January 22; Heidelberg, Germany.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Helmholtz, Hermann von, 1821-1894; Elected 1868, FHM

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Letter from Committee of the Suffolk District Medical Society, 1869 March 8; Boston.

Requests that the Academy appoint a committee to work with the Committee of the Suffolk District Medical Society on the testimony of experts in courts of law.

Creator:  Suffolk District Medical Society

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Letter from American Oriental Society (W.D. Dwight, Corresonding secretary) to Secretary of the Academy, 1869 May 21; New Haven, CT.

Presents a vote made by the American Oriental Society thanking the Academy for use of their room.

Creator:  American Oriental Society
Related documents:  Volume 06, pp. 46, 76, 104, 159

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Page 06-153

Letter from Alpheus Hyatt, 1869 August 4; Manchester, NH.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Hyatt, Alpheus, 1838-1902; Elected 1869

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Page 06-154

Letter from l'Université Royale de Norvége (C. Holst, Secrétare Perpétual), 1869 November 1; Christiania, Norway.

Creator:  Kongelige Norske Frederiks universitet
Language:  French

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Letter from Nathaniel S. Shaler to Joseph Lovering, 1869 December 1; Cambridge, MA.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Shaler, Nathaniel Southgate, 1841-1906; Elected 1869

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Letter from James M. Barnard to Joseph Lovering, 1869 December 6; Boston.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Barnard, James M. (James Munson), 1819-1904; Elected 1869

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Death notice, 1869 December 10; Stockholm.

Announces the death of Axel Joachim Erdmann.

Language:  French

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Letter from C. F. Hall, 1870 March 11; Washington, DC.

Presents a memorial to be approved by the Academy, discusses the response to his trip to the Arctic.

Creator:  Hall, C. F.

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Letter from American Oriental Society (W.D. Whitney, Corresponding Secretary) to Asa Gray, 1870 May 20; New Haven, CT.
Read at Stated Meeting, 1870 October 11.

Presents a vote made by the American Oriental Society thanking the Academy for use of their room.

Creator:  American Oriental Society
Related documents:  Volume 06, pp. 46, 76, 104, 152

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Letter from Benjamin A. Gould to Asa Gray, 1870 May 26; New York City.

Acknowledges receipt of funds from the Academy "for the purchase of photometer & spectroscope for use in studying the stars of the Southern Hemisphere".

Creator:  Gould, Benjamin Apthorp, 1824-1896; Elected 1847

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Letter from Charles C. Perkins, 1870 May 28.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Perkins, Charles C. (Charles Callahan), 1823-1886; Elected 1870

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Page 06-161b

Letter from Simon Newcomb to Joseph Lovering, 1870 May 30; U.S.N. Observatory.

Acknowledges election to the Academy as an Associate Fellow.

Creator:  Newcomb, Simon, 1835-1909; Elected 1860

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Page 06-162

Letter from Truman H. Safford, 1870 May 30; Dearborn Observatory, Chicago.
Read at Stated Meeting, 1870 September 13.

Acknowledges election to the Academy as an Associate Fellow.
Note: Truman Henry Safford was elected as a Fellow in 1861.

Creator:  Safford, Truman Henry, 1836-1901; Elected 1861

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Letter from Henry J. Clark to Joseph Lovering, 1870 May 31; Lexington, KY.

Acknowledges election to the Academy as an Associate Fellow.

Creator:  Clark, Henry James, 1826-1873. {from old catalog}; Elected 1856

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Letter from George Derby to Joseph Lovering, 1870 June 2; Boston.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Derby, George, 1819-1874; Elected 1870

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Page 06-164a

Letter from Charles Merivale to Joseph Lovering, 1870 June 21; The Deanery, Ely, Cambridgeshire, England.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Merivale, Charles, 1808-1893; Elected 1870, FHM

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Letter from Edward J. Young to Joseph Lovering, 1870 November 24; Cambridge, MA.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Young, Edward J. (Edward James), 1829-1906; Elected 1870

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Page 06-165

Letter from Henry C. Lea to Joseph Lovering, 1870 November 28; Philadelphia.

Acknowledges election to the Academy. Informs the Academy of how he would like his name listed in the membership directory.

Creator:  Lea, Henry Charles, 1825-1909; Elected 1870, Associate Fellow

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Letter from Gustav Kirchhoff, 1870 December 15; Heidelberg, Grand Duchy of Baden.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Kirchhoff, G. (Gustav), 1824-1887; Elected 1870, FHM
Language:  German

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Letter from Joseph Harrison [Jr.] to Josiah P. Cooke, 1871 January 6; Philadelphia.

States that he has not received an address “to be made by President Gray on the occasion of the Presentation of the Rumford Medals,” but sends his reply, to be read by John A. Coleman instead. Asks that medals be sent to him via Coleman.
Note: Harrison was awarded the Rumford Medal in 1871 “for his method of constructing safer steam boilers.”.

Creator:  Harrison, Joseph, Jr., 1810-1874

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Letter from Charles F. Durant to American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1871 January 10; Jersey City, NJ.

Requests that the Academy review his findings in physical astronomy. Requests permission to send his written theories to the Academy.

Creator:  Durant, C. F. (Charles Ferson), 1805-1873

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Page 06-168a

Letter from Wilhelm von Kaulbach, 1871 January 26; Munich, Germany.
Read at Stated Meeting, 1871 March 14.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Kaulbach, Wilhelm von, 1804-1874; Elected 1870, FHM
Language:  German

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Page 06-168b

Letter from Stephen T. Olney to Joseph Lovering, 1871 February 28; Providence, RI.
Read at Stated Meeting, 1871 March 14.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Olney, Stephen Thayer, 1812-1878; Elected 1871

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Page 06-169a

Letter from George J. Brush to Joseph Lovering, 1871 February 28; New Haven, CT.
Read at Stated Meeting, 1871 March 14.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Brush, George Jarvis, 1831-1912; Elected 1871, Associate Fellow

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Page 06-169b

Letter from John Greenleaf Whittier to Joseph Lovering, 1871 March 3; Amesbury, MA.
Read at Stated Meeting, 1871 March 14.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892; elected 1871

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Page 06-170a

Letter from W. D. Howells to Joseph Lovering, 1871 March 6; Cambridge, MA.
Read at Stated Meeting, 1871 March 14.

Declines election to the Academy.

Creator:  Howells, W. D.

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Page 06-170b

Letter from Ferdinand Bôcher to Joseph Lovering, 1871 April 7.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Bôcher, Ferdinand, 1832-1902; Elected 1871

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Page 06-171

Letter from Daniel Treadwell to Asa Gray, 1871 May 9; Cambridge, MA.

Encloses a donation for the indexing of the Works of Count Rumford.

Creator:  Treadwell, Daniel, 1791-1872; Elected 1823

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Page 06-172a

Letter from Louis Francois de Pourtales to Joseph Lovering, 1871 June 7; Cambridge, MA.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Pourtalès, Louis François de, 1823-1880; elected 1871

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Page 06-172b

Letter from Samuel William Johnson to American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1871 June 8; Springfield Scientific School of Yale College, New Haven, CT.
Read at Stated Meeting, 1871 November 8.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Johnson, Samuel William; elected 1871, Associate Fellow

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Page 06-173

Letter from Charles Augustus Young to Joseph Lovering, 1871 June 8; Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH.
Read at Stated Meeting, 1871 November 8.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Young, Charles Augustus; elected 1871, Associate Fellow

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Page 06-174

Letter from Leo Lesquereux to Joseph Lovering, 1871 June 12; Columbus, OH.
Read at Stated Meeting, 1871 November 8.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Lesquereux, Leo, 1806-1889; elected 1871, Associate Fellow

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Page 06-175

Death notice, 1871 June 13; Collingswood, Hawkhurst, England.

Announces the death of John Herschel (elected 1832, FHM).
Note: Herschel, John F. W. (John Frederick William), Sir, 1792-1871, was elected as a FHM in 1832.

Creator:  Herschel, Alexander Stewart, 1836-1907

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Letter from John Knowles Paine to Joseph Lovering, 1871 December 1; Cambridge, MA.
Read at Stated Meeting, 1871 December 12.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Paine, John Knowles, 1839-1906; elected 1871

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Page 06-176b

Letter from John Trowbridge to Joseph Lovering, 1871 December 2; Cambridge, MA.
Read at Stated Meeting, 1871 December 12.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Trowbridge, John, 1843-1923; elected 1871

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Page 06-177

Letter from Henry Gardner Denny, 1871 December 12; 13 Beacon Street, Boston.
Read at Stated Meeting, 1871 December 12.

Acknowledges election to the Academy.

Creator:  Denny, Henry Gardner, 1833-1907; elected 1871

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Alphabetical index of letterbook volume 6, A-M

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Page 06-181

Alphabetical index of letterbook volume 6, M-Z

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