Front cover image for John A. Kennicott and John Torrey correspondence, 1827

John A. Kennicott and John Torrey correspondence, 1827

Correspondence from John A. Kennicott to John Torrey, dated October 25, 1827. A teacher and medical student, Kennicott (father of explorer Robert Kennicott) thanks Torrey for a package he recently received, and states he is sending a shipment of plants in return, gathered "within a mile of this place [Buffalo, New York], excepting a few from Goat Island and Table Rock, Niagara Falls."
Manuscript, English, 1827