Transcribe Hill, Franklin C. Letter to Ward, Henry A. (1875-12-28)

Edit the transcription below


« previous page | next page » |

Current Page Transcription [edit] [view item]

ybg Hagerstown Md Dec 28th 1875 My dear Prof.

    I have been deluded & 

inured into coming here, fortunately not at my own expense, to inspect a so called cabinet of fossils at New Windsor, the personal property of one Rev. Shryock, who wanted to sell them to Prof. Guegot. He claims 4000 specimens. There is a large lot of Cincinnati brachis- pods, a few sawn and polished ceph- alopods from Lias of England, and a Chaotic Mass, without labels except an occasional slip of paper marked "Cumberland, Md."

    His price is $900.00 </u Cash >, but

we have already at Princeton so many duplicates of his forms that