Robert Platt report on voyage from Washington to South Carolina

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Robert Platt report (35 pages) on voyage from Washington to South Carolina, December to April of an unknown year. The report describes aquatic life observed during this trip and discusses planted mollusks. One diagram is included between page 5 and 6. Localities include Battery Creek, Port Royal, Harbor River, and others.

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  • Animals
  • Mollusks
  • Invertebrates


  • Port Royal Sound
  • United States
  • Harbor River
  • South Carolina
  • Battery Creek


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007461

Collection name

Collected notes, lists, catalogs, drawings, and manuscripts on mollusks, circa 1869-1920 and undated

Physical Description

1 folder

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Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 1 Folder 14