Western Union Telegraph Expedition, Papers from William H. Dall to Robert Kennicott

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Abstract
These are papers that document preparations for the Western Union Telegraph Expedition from William H. Dall to Robert Kennicott including: copy of order from Charles S. Bulkley; order from Dall to Captain of steamer regarding specimen collections; Stores; directions for Collecting; Dall letter to scientific friends; copy of Spencer F. Baird telegram to Bulkley on Stimpson and the destruction of the Chicago Academy of Sciences; copy of Dall letter to George Walker, President of the Chicago Academy of Sciences, on the expedition; Dall letter to Kennicott; copy of Dall memorandum to G. H. Mumford, Director of Western Union Telegraph Expedition; list of supplies; copy of Dall letter on death of Kennicott.
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Collection name
William H. Dall Papers, circa 1839-1858, 1862-1927
Physical Description
1 report
Physical Location
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Sublocation
Box 18 Folder 6
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William H. Dall Papers, circa 1839-1858, 1862-1927
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Dall, William Healey, 1845-1927
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Western Union Telegraph Expedition (1865-1867)
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Butler, James L.
Place
British Columbia
Washington
Canada
United States
Date Range
1866
Start Date
1866
End Date
1866
Accession #
SIA RU007073
Record type
Fieldbook record
Object Type
Field notes
Reports