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CUMING, Hugh (1791-1865). Conchologist & collector of natural history specimens.
Autograph Letter Signed to the botanist G. Lodoiges, 1½ pages 4to with integral address-leaf and red wax seal, Valparaiso, 14 October 1830. Naming the ship and sailing schedule whereby he is sending bulbs that he has collected in Chile, explaining that he plans to investigate seeds of local plants prior to his departure the following January.
[No: 25999]

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