Letter from Spencer Baird to Horatio Storer

Letter from Spencer Baird to Horatio Storer
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April 9, 1878

Spencer F. Baird writes to Horatio R. Storer about collecting specimens of fish. Baird describes how to outfit a boat with trawls, dredges, and nets to collect fish for study. He thanks him for his help and explains that "although by the kind assistance of our Samuel Powel, we have most of the Newport fishes" they do not have specimens of all of them. Baird also writes about the work that Storer's father [David H. Storer] and assures him "I have always had the kindest feelings towards your father, & fully recognize the eminent & extraordinary service rendered by him to the science of ichthyology."

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Gift of Boyd Lee Spahr