Letter from Spencer Baird to Winfrid Stearns

Letter from Spencer Baird to Winfrid Stearns
Number of Pages: 
3
Date: 
March 6, 1883

Naturalist and Smithsonian administrator Spencer Fullteron Baird writes to his colleague Winfrid A. Stearns regarding a request for a steamer to use in research. Despire Baird's enthusiasm for steamer technology, the Smithsonian cannot offer Stearns the use of one, nor can they afford to rent one for him.

Time Period: 
Location: 
I-Friends-1989-1
Origin: 
Gift of Friends of the Library