Negative collection lists from South Dakota, 1894

ID: SIA RU007074

Creator: Stejneger, Leonhard, 1851-1943

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1894

Citation: Leonhard Stejneger Papers, 1753, 1867-1943

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This field book is a specimen list of reptiles and amphibians collected at Quinn Draw and Corrall Draw near the Cheyenne River, South Dakota. Specimens were also collected at Hermosa, South Dakota. Each specimen has a brief description often including measurements. Also included is an itinerary at the beginning and a list of photographs taken with dates. A photograph of a house is inserted between blank pages toward the middle of the notebook.

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Start Date

Aug 15, 1894

End Date

Sep 05, 1894

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  • Herpetology
  • Herpetologists


  • Nevis Draw
  • United States
  • Hermosa
  • Little Corral Draw
  • Cheyenne River
  • South Dakota


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007074

Collection name

Leonhard Stejneger Papers, 1753, 1867-1943

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1 field book

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Box 25 Folder 1

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[[left side]] blank [[right side]] L. Stejneger Smighsonian Institution Washington, D.C. Collections and Family SAL The Four-legged vomero-palatine sphenoid in two too About thirty sp family which in it to Eu
Family SAL The FOUR-LEGGED vomero-palantine sphenoid in two too About thirty sp family which in it to Europe in North Family SAL The FOUR-LEGGED vomero-palatine sphenoid in two too About thirty sp family which in its confined to Europe India, and in North resented by two spe or terrestrial; perfec
[left-hand paper is blank] [right-hand paper] Collections + negatives ----------- S. Dak 1894
[blank page] [[end page]] [[start page]]1894 1 Aug. 15 Left Washingtion 11.15 am. " 16 Arr. Chicago 10.05 am. " 17 Chicago " 18 " " 19 " " 20 Left Chicago 6.25 pm. " 21 on train " 22 arrived in Chadron, Nebr. 2.15 am. Walked to Lakeview; [Helix?] " 23 Chadron, Drove out, collected bat and fossils. Hatcher waiting for Princetown [?] " " [[underline]]No. 4000[[/underline]]. Bat. Chadron Neb. in fissure in white rock. Alcoh. " 24 Left Chadron 2.30am. Arr. 5.40 Hermosa S.D. without Hatcher. [[underline]]No. 21440.[[/underline]] [[underline]] Eutaimia radix[[/underline]]. Color p. 101. Hermosa S.D. " 25 Hermosa - Large [[underline]] Chrysemys picta [[/underline]], carapace 191 mm. (Baur) [?]. [[underline]]No. 21441. [[/underline]] [underline]] Eutaimia radix[[/underline]]. Hermosa S.D. " 26. Hermosa. Hatcher arrived in afternoon " 27 weighed myself [?] 134 1/2 lb.
2 [page number of notebook] 1894 Aug. 27. Left Hermosa 6.20am. Entering camp 3.10 pm.; break down of wagon just before. 15 miles in the the saddle[?]. Aug. 28. In search of fossils early in the morning; poor luck. [[underline]] Zenaid. [[/underline]] On nest with young hairy pinfeathers coming out. [[double underline]] No. 4001.[[/double underline]] [underline] Tamias [/underline] [male symbol] bad lands Camp. Corral Draw Res.[?] east of Cheyenne River, S.D. - Total length 220 [[underline]]mm[[/underline]]; length of tail without hair 104 [[underline]]mm[[/underline]] - ear 12 [[underline]]mm.[/underline]] - skull saved [[double underline]] No 4002. [[/double underline]] [underline] Tamias [/underline] [male symbol] bad lands Corrall Draw, east of Cheyenne River. Tl. 202; t. 98; ear 11 mm. Skull shot to pieces. Rock Wren (Salpinct.)molting; inner 5 primaries; greater coverts and body feathers all were in sheaths others old. Too poor to skin. [[double underline]] No 21442 [[/double underline]] [underline] Dufo [/underline] Quinn's Draw, Cheyenne R. S.D. ad. [[end page]] [[start page]] 3[printed page number] 1894 Aug. 29 [[double underline]]No 4003[[/double underline]] Wood rat [male symbol]ad Corrall Draw, Cheyenne River, S.D. Tl. 325mm; tail 130mm; ears 31mm. Skull [preserved?]. [[double underline]]No. 4004[[/double underline]] Caprim. male symbol] Corrall Draw, Cheyenne River, S.D. T.l. 210 [[underline]]mm[[/underline] Feet lilac gray; bill black. Aug. 30 [[double underline]] No. 4005 [[/double underline]] [[underline]] Tamias[[/underline]] [male symbol in right margin] Bad lands Corrall Draw, Cheyenne Riv. S.D. Tl 203 [[underline]]mm[[/underline]]; t. 90 [[underline]]mm[[/underline]]; ear 11 [[underline]]mm[[/underline]] Skull [preserved?] [[dobule underline]] No. 4006 [[/double underline]] [[underline]]Tamias[[/underline]] [male symbol] Corrall Draw, Cheyenne R. S.D. Bad lands T.l. 217 [[underline]]mm[[/underline]] t. 100mm; ear 10mm Skull [preserved? present?] Aug 31 [[double underline]]No. 4007 [[/double underline]] [[underline]] Tamias[[/underline]] [male symbol] Bad lands, Quinn's Draw, Cheyenne R. S.D. [[end page]]
4 1894 [cont. from previous page]Skull shot to pieces, not sand. Aug 31 T.l. 200mm; t. 94mm, ear 10.5mm [[double underline]]No 4008[[/double underline]] [[underline]]Tamias[[/underline]] [male symbol] Bad lands. Quinn's Draw, Cheyenne R. S.D. Aug. 31 '94. T.l. 208mm; +.98mm; [?] 11mm Skull preserved[?] [[double underline]]No 4009[[/double underline]][[underline][Sitomys?(genus of mouse)][[/underline]] [male symbol] Camp, Quinn's Draw, Cheyenne R. S.D. Aug 31 '94. T.l. 143mm, t. 60mm, ear 14mm Skull [?] [[double underline]]No. 4070[[/double underline]]Spizella pallida [male symbol] Camp, Quinn's Draw, Cheyenne R. S.D. Aug 31 '94 T.l. 135mm Legs reddish pearl gray. Photo 1(i) [?] [?]. Quinn's Draw, Cheyenn Riv. S.D. Aug 31 '94 from foot 1 1/2 [?] and 2 [?] " 2(ii) View north from top of same [?] 1 [?] " 3(iii) Same " 4(iv) Pinnacle point 1/2 mile east [[end page]] [[start page]] 1894 5 Sep. 1. - [[underline]]No. 4011 Tamias[[/underline]] [male symbol] Badlands; Quinn's Draw, Cheyenne Riv. S.D. T.l. 200mm, t. 92mm ear 10.5mm. Skull [?] [[underline]]No 4012 Tamias[[/underline]] [male symbol] Badlands; Quinn's Draw; Cheyenne Riv. S.D. T.l. 200mm; t. 93mm; ear 11mm. Skull [?]. [[underline]]No 4013 Tamias[[/underline]] [male symbol] [?] Badinn's Draw, Cheyenne River, S.D. - T.l. 185mm; t. 81mm, ear. 9mm [[underline]]No 4014 Tamias[[/underline]] [male symbol] Quinn's Draw, Cheyenne Riv. S.D. - T.l. 212mm t. 98; ear 10.5 skull [?] 2 Sep. Trip on foot to Phinney S.D., 10 miles north. Just before our return to camp, at 2:30 our large tent blew down in a squall braking ridge pole at joint
1894 6 [[numeral "6" is typed number of the page]] Sep 3. [[double underline]]4015 [[/double underline]] [[underline]] Perognathus[[/underline]] fasciatus [male symbol] Camp, Quinn's Draw, Cheyenne Riv. S.D. T.l. 120mm t. 55mm; ear 4mm skull preserv. [?] [[double underline]] 4016 [[/double underline]] [[underline]] Tamias[[/underline]] [male symbol] Quinn's Draw, Cheyenne Riv. S.D. T.l. 210mm; t. 98mm, ear 10.5mm skull preserv. [?] [[double underline]]4017 [[/double underline]] [[underline]] Tamias[[/underline]] [male symbol] Quinn's Draw, Cheyenne Riv. S.D. Tl 210mm; t. 93mm; ear 10.5mm Skull too badly shot; not preserved.[?] Sep. 4. [[double underline]]4018 [[/double underline]][[underline]] Perogn. paradoxus[[/underline]] [male symbol] Quinn's Draw, Cheyenne Riv. S.D. T.l. 237mm; t. 127mm; ear 10mm. skull very badly broken, but preserv. [?] [[double underline]]4019[[/double underline]] Perogn paradoxus [male symbol] Quinn's Draw, Cheyenne Riv. S.D. T.l. 207mm, tail [[strikeout]]broken[[/strikeout]]^[mutilated]; tail 93mm; ear 9mm skull preserv.[?] [[end page]] [[start page]] 1894 7 [[numeral 7 is typed page number]] Sep 4. [[double underline]]4020[[/double underline]][[underline]] Perogn.[[/underline]] fasciatus Quinn's Draw, Cheynne Riv. S.D. Tl. 128mm; tail 61mm; ear 4mm. Skull preserv.[?] [[double underline]]4021[[/double underline]] [Litomys nebraciuni ?] Quinn's Draw, Cheyenne Riv. S.D. T.l. 136mm; tail 58mm; ear 15mm skull preserv.[?] [[double underline]] 4022 [[/double underline]] [[underline Neotoma[[/underline]] rupicola [male symbol] Quinn's Draw, Cheynne Riv. S.D. Tl. 353mm; t. 135mm; ear 30mm Skull preserv.[?] Sep. 5. Mr. Farr found a ^[male symbol] rattlesnake ([[underline]]Crotalus confluentus[[/underline]]) of which he saved head and tail for himself. It was a [male symbol], 800mm long, and the color was a distinctly [[underline]]greenish[[/underline]] gray, the blotches darker [[strikeou]]with[[/strikeout]] by the addition of brownish gray, but the entire ^[color] impression was that of green, quite justifying Rafinesque's name [[underline]] Crot. viridis.[[/underline]]
1894 8 Sep. 5 - [strikeout?][[underline]]4023[[/underline]] Sitomys Quinn's Draw, Cheyenne Riv. S.D Tl. 137mm; t. 54mm; ear 14mm. Skull preserv. [[?]][[underline]]4024[[/underline]] Sitomys Quinn's Draw, Cheyenne Riv. S.D. Tl 120mm; t. 48mm; Ear 11mm skull preserv. [[?]] [[underline]]4025[[/underline]] Sitomys Quinn's Draw, Cheyenne Riv. S.D. Tl. 141mm; t62mm; ear 15mm. Skull preserv. [[?]] [[underline]]4026[[/underline]] Perognath paradoxus Quinn's Draw, Cheyenne Riv. S.D. Tl. 220mm; t.110mm; Ear 8mm Skull preserv. [[?]] [[underline]]4027[[/underline]] Neotoma rupicola [male symbol] jam [[?]] Camp, Quinn's draw, Chey. Riv. S.D. Tl 290mm; t. 115mm; Ear 29mm Skull preserv. Sep. 6. [[underline]]4028[[/underline]] Sitomys [male symbol] Quinn's Draw, Chey Riv. S.D. T.l. 136mm; t. 55mm; Ear, 12mm Skull preserv. [[end page]] [[start page]] 1894 9 Sep. 7. [[underline]]4029[[/underline]] Perogn. fasciatus Quinn's Draw, Chey. Riv. S.D. - Camp Tl. 123mm; t. 60mm; Ear, 4.5mm Skull preserv. [[underline]]4030[[/underline]] [[illegible letters]] Sitomys [female symbol]ad [[?]] Quinn's Draw, Chey. Riv. S.D.-Camp Tl. 160mm; t. 68mm; Ear 13mm Skull preserv. - In milk. [60948] [[underline]]4031[[/underline]][[strikethrough]]Bat Adilonyctris[[/strikethrough]][[added in lighter pencil]]: Eptesicus fuscus] Quinn's Draw, Chey. Riv. S.D. In alcohol. A turkey buzzard [[[underline]]Cathartis[[/underline]] was shot in camp this morning. Color of head: anterior part as in Washington birds; whitish between eyes; posterior part more lilac than in ours. Badly molting. Also [[underline]]Bubo][[/underline]][blank space] (tot. length 565mm; spread of wing 1310mm); skinned for Mr. Farr.
10[printed page number] 1894 Sep. 8. - [[double underline]]21443[[/double underline]] [[underline]] Crotalus confluentus[[/underline]] [male symbol][juv?] Quinn's Draw, Chey. Riv. S.D. The ground color with a tinge of green, though not nearly as green as the specimen caught by Mr. Farr, Sep. 5. [[underline]]Photo[[/underline]] 5(i) A deserted dinner! Camp at 12 noon. [[strikethrough]][?][[/strikethrough]]^[Diaphy?] 2. dist. slowest shutter Quinn's Draw, Chey. Riv. S.D. " 6(ii) The Oreodon at a distance 2 pm. dia 2 swiftest shutter. " 7 (iii) The chief palaiontologist at work (oreodon) 2 3/4 pm dia 2; med. shutter. " 8 (iv) Hatcher swings the great pickaxe (oreodon) 3 1/2 pm. slowest shutter; dia. 2. " 9 (v) Characteristic "Bad Land" view from near Oreodon 5 pm. dia 2. time 5 sec. prob. [[overexp.?]] [[end page]] [[start page]] 11[printed page number] 1894 Sep. 9.[[underlined]]^[Sunday][[/underlined]] - Went to Phinney with the wagon with and for mail. Met a gray wolf. Ordered 2 doz frank labels from S.C. [Brynn?] Sep. 10. - Box made and taken to [Modw?] which was packed and brought to camp by horse. Slipped once and rolled over 4 times before it stopped. [[underline]]Photo[[/underline]] 10 (vi) Oreodon loaded on and ready for the start.- 9 am. dia. 2 inst. slowest shutter. [[underline]]4032[[/underline]] Sitomys Quinn's Draw, Cheyenne Riv. S.D. Tl. 139mm; t. 59mm; Ear 14.5mm. Skull prsvd.[preserved?] [[underline]]4033[[/underline]] Cynomys [male symbol] ad Phinney, Cheyenne Riv. S.D. Tl. 355mm., t. 68mm., ear 4 1/2mm skull [[preserved?]] Sep. 11. - Went to Phinney on foot with the mail. Saw a [male symbol] and [female symbol] black- tailed deer. [[end page]]
12[page number] 1894 Sep. 11. - [[underline]]2144 Pituophis[[/underline]] [juv?] Near Camp. Quinn's Draw, Chey. Riv. S.D. Sep. 12.- Moved to new camp 5 miles east on Corrall Draw left fur near Paso gate, the pass to White River. Water good and soft, not alkaline. Sep. 13. - penned letter to J. N. Barkett, Mexico, MO concerning origin of birds. [[underline]]4034 Tamias[[/underline]] [male symbol] Corrall Draw, Chey Riv. S.D. Skull [[preserv. ?]] Sep. 14. - [[underline]]4035 Tamias[[/underline]] [male symbol] Corrall Draw, Chey. Riv. S.D. Tl. 212mm; t. 97mm; Ear 11mm skull [preserv. ?] Sep. 15. - Sick. Facilities for preserving specimens none. No place sheltered from wind where to make up a skin of a bird, even if here are any birds worth preserving. [[end page]] [[start page]] 1894 13 Sep 16 [[stricken]]Neot[[/stricken]] 4036 Neotonia Nipicola [[male symbol]] [[page 13 mostly obscured by paper in scan, not enough text to make any sense]]
12[page number] 1894 Sep. 11. - [[underline]]2144 Pituophis[[/underline]] [jam?] Near Camp. Quinn's Draw, Chey. Riv. S.D. Sep. 12.- Moved to new camp 5 miles east on Corrall Draw left fur near Paso gate, the pass to White River. Water good and soft, not alkaline. Sep. 13. -penned letter to J. N. Barkett, Mexico, MO concerning origin of birds. [[underline]]4034 Tamias[[/underline]] [male symbol] Corrall Draw, Chey Riv. S.D. Skull [[?]] Sep. 14. - [[underline]]4035 Tamias[[/underline]] [male symbol] Corrall Draw, Chey. Riv. S.D. Tl. 212mm; t. 97mm; Ear 11mm skull [[?]] Sep. 15. - Sick. Facilities for preserving specimens none. No place sheltered from wind where to make up a skin of a fire, even if here are any birds with preserving. [[end page]] [[start page]] 1894 Sep. 16. - [[strikeout]]Neot[[/strikeout]][[underline]]4036 Neotoma[[/underline]] nipicola [male symbol] Corrall Draw, 2 cauys., Chey. Riv. S.D. Tl. 307mm; t. 113mm; Ear 30mm Skull [preserv?] [[underline]]Photo[[/underline]] 11(i) Paso gate south end of Shemp Mt. one mile ^[south] [off?] - Dia 2. [inst?]^[slow] 9:30am. " 12 (ii) Same - Dia. 1. 3 sec. - 9:30am. " 13 (iii) Same, 1/2 mile dist. Dia 1. will [?] 10:30 " 14 (iv) Same view of base; Dia 2; inst. slow 10:45 ' 15 (vi) same [strikeout]]from[[/strikeout]] gulley ab cry base.; Dia 2; inst. slow. 11am - [[underline]]upright[[/underline]] " 16 (v) [[underline]]Scratched![[/underline]] - Same from the northwest 1 mile dist. diarm 2. inst slow 12 noon cloudy iii probably lightstruck, at least shy, as slide is not locked. Sep. 17. - Nursed a blistered heel in camp. Sep. 18. - Visited the cedars, 4 miles south of camp 2 in hopes of finding [[end page]]
Sept. 4. Mc Le. + B. ..... $18.00 " 4. Money order..... 20.15 " " Postage....... 0.04 " 24. Express Order... 85.30 " " Postage..... 0.02 Oct. 15. Telegraph order.... 31.40 " " Mc Le. + B..... 18.00 ------ $172.91 $210.00 172.91 ------- Amt due..... $37.09
14[printed page number] 1894 [[underline]]Sceloporus garmaui[[/underline]] but nothing at all was to be seen. The only birds up there (ab 600' above the plain) were Chelidon [enythvoy?]., and Pipilo and Sayornis. Sep. 19. [[underline]]Photo[[/underline]] 17(i) Camp 2, looking S. E. toward the mountains. Dia. 2. time 3 sec 8am. " 18(ii) Camp 2. "plaza" do do. time 1 sec. [[underline]] 4037[[/underline]] Sitomys. {male symbol] Camp 2, Corrall Draw, Chey Riv. S.D. Tl. 152mm; t. 61mm; ear 13mm skull prserv. - 3 large [Pistrus?] larvae under skin on back [?] tail. Sep. 20. [[underline]]21445. Bascanion flaviventris[[/underline]] Corrall Draw, Chey. Riv. S.D. Eye black, with a brassy ring, [wide?] above, next to pupil. Color above medium olive bluish-gray; under side [[end page]] [[start page]] 15[page number] sulphur yellow, [?] paler under tail, nearly white near tip; chin and throat as also [[strikeout]][?][[/strikeout]] the greater portion of supralabials and rostral and the follow part of large preocular milk white. - Among rocks. [[underline]]4038 Lepus[[/underline]] [male symbol] Corrall Draw, Chey. Riv. S.D. Badlands Tl. 620mm; t. 95mm; Ear 142mm. Skull [preserved] Sep. 22. [[underline]]Photo[[/underline]] 19 (iii) View into upper bad lands. time 6 sec. dia 2. 9:40am cloudy. " 20 (v) Another view. " " 10am " Upright. " 21 (iv) Another inst. Dia 2. cloudy 11am " 22 (vi) View out of the bad lands " " Dubious if any of these 4 exposures are good for anything, as holders fell down the mountain side, v & vi [?] into a deep hole. Besides, it was blowing hard and camera shaking. [[end page]]
16[page number] 1894 Sep. 23 [[underline]]Photo[[/underline]] 23 (i) At work in the Protoceras beds. 5 sec. Dia 2. 10am cloudy " 24 (ii) Same. [?] [?] " 25 (iii) Cliff swallow nests. 6 sec [?] 11am cloudy " 26 (iv) "Natural Bridge" 4 sec. Dia 2 12am cloudy " 27 (v) Protoceras beds 4 sec. 12:30pm cloudy " 28 (vi) Towards camp from [above?] 1 sec. 1:45pm clearing, sun breaking through Broke Camp and left 5:15pm and arrived in old camp in Quinn's Draw 6:45pm. Sep 24. Took out an Slothenium lower jaw with Dr. Baur. [Bthm?] the [Tilauathinium?] skull. Leave camp en route for Hermosa about 1 pm. Camped in Battle [[end page]] [[start page]] 17[printed page number] Creek, about 19 miles from Hermosa. Sep. 25. Started 6:15am. Reached Hermosa 12 noon. self 136 1/2 lbs (Baur 129 1/2) [[underline]] 21446 [Bascauian flairivitus?][[/underline]] Mouth of Battel Creek into Cheyenne Riv. S.D. Sep. 24 '94. [[underline]]21447 Chrysemys fellis[[/underline]] Battle Creek at Hermosa, S.D. Aug. 25 '94 Head, front and hind limbs. (Carapace measured 191mm; see Aug. 25) Dr. Baur coll. Left Hermosa on train for Chicago 7:20pm Sep. 27. Arr. Chicago 9am. [[line]] Sep. 28 Arr. Madison 7:45pm [[line]] Oct. 1 Madison. [[underline]]Photo[[/underline]] 29 (i) S. Bull's house. 4 sec. 11am. Dia 2. partly cloudy. [[end page]]
18[page number] 1894 Oct. 2 Photo 30(ii) View back of Prof. Adam's house, Madison [?] Oct. 4. Mt. Horeb arr 4pm Oct. 5 Photo 31 (i) [jvefsrnd's?] house, 2nd of Mt. Horeb. 5sec. 2pm. dia 2. cloudy. Windy, shaking camera. Oct. 6 Photo 32 (ii) [as above?} 5sec. 9am. clear " 33 (iii) Photo of [above] with Walter Evans. [same][same][same] " 34 (iv) Distant view (from S.) of Mt. Horeb, with Dr. Evans carriage [?] 9:30am clear dia 2 Diaphram [strikeout]mispl[/strikeout]] Excentric?! " 35 (v) "Plaza" Mt. Horeb 9:45am time? Double exposure? Dia [above]? " 36 (vi) Main Street (from east) 10am 1-2sec. Double Expos.?!! to Madison ii probably light-struck! Windy. Oct. 9 [[underline]]Photo[[/underline]] 37 (i) Armory & Gymnasium, Univrs. of Wisc. 9:30am clear. 8 sec. dia 2. " 38 (ii) Science Hall, [above] 10:30am. 9 sec. [[end page]] [[start page]] 19[page number] 1894 Oct. 9 [[underline]]Photo[[/underline]] 39 (iii) Ms Kinley arriving at Armory U.W. Madison; 3pm. inst. clear. 2 dia. " 40 (iv) The procesion and crowd. [above] [above] Oct. 11 to Milwaukee Oct 12 to Chicago arr 4:445 pm Oct 13 Photo 41 (v) Dr. Baur's house. 357 58th St. South Park, Chicago. 10 am. clear 2 dia. 3 sec. " 42 (vi) Porch of same [above] [above] 4sec. "[same date] Lv. Chicago 3 pm. Oct. 17 Arr. Washington 4:45pm " 18 My weight 140 1/2 lb. 4039 [Sesipita velox?] Hermosa S.D. Aug. 25 1894. 4040 Bat Hermosa SD. Aug 25 '94 21448 Bufo americanus juv. Chadron Neb. Aug 22 '94 [[end page]]
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[[print advertisement from "page 18", unfolded]] [[left text]] The Tariffs of this Company will always be as low as by any responsible Express Company. [[top text]] This Company's system of Through Cars between principal Cities, and through trunks for parcels, saves shippers Loss, Damage, Delay and Annoyance. [[right text]] Shipments by this Company are forwarded in charge of special messengers, and by the swiftest trains. [[bottom text]] This Company Collects Drafts, Notes, Bills, Coupons, Dividends and other paper, Records Deeds, Pays Taxes for non-residents, serves legal papers, etc. [[column 1]] AMERICAN EXPRESS COMPANY Money Orders Issued at all Offices of the Company. Payable at 15,000 places in the United States, Canada and Europe, and practically good everywhere. The only system of sending money through the mails furnishing a receipt which, in case orders are lost, delayed, stolen or destroyed, insures the purchaser against loss. The rates are less than for any other method of sending money where absolute security is afforded. Express Money Orders can be purchased during any hour of the day, and no written application is required. For remittance by mail to Europe these orders are preferable to all other mediums of exchange: Rates are less than those usually offered by others: Payee will always receive the full equivalent in the currency of the country where payable. [[image - finger pointing]] Travelers, whether at home or abroad, will find in these orders a most convenient way to carry funds with perfect safety, and a simple plan of identification. RATES FOR EXPRESS MONEY ORDERS. Payable in U.S. & Canada FOR NOT OVER $5 00 - - 5 Cents. 10 00 - 8 " 20 00 - - 10 " 30 00 - 12 " 40 00 - - 15 " 50 00 - 20 " Payable in Europe. FOR NOT OVER $10 00 - 10 Cents. 20 00 - - 18 " 30 00 - 25 " 40 00 - - 35 " 50 00 - 45 " For amounts exceeding $50.00 at same rates. [[COLUMN 2]] AMERICAN EXPRESS COMPANY TRANSFERS MONEY BY TELEGRAPH Between all its 6,000 agencies. LOW RATES AND BEST SERVICE OF THE CHARACTER OFFERED THE PUBLIC. Special delivery made immediately on receipt of the telegram. RATES: In addition to the cost of telegram, for sums of $100 or less, ONE PER CENT, or 50c, to $1.00. Over $100 to $200........ $1.25. " 200 to 300.............. 1.50. " 300 to 400 ............. 1.75. " 400 to 500 ............. 2.00. For rates for larger amounts, apply to Agents. The ORDER and COMMISSION DEPARTMENT OF THE AMERICAN EXPRESS COMPANY WILL MAKE PURCHASES of any kind of Goods or Merchandise on Orders from patrons of Merchants or others located at any point where the Company has an Agency. Also, MAKES SALES ON CONSIGNMENT of all kinds of Fruit and Country Produce, etc. ORDERS to purchase goods, or CONSIGNMENTS to the Company for sale have the promptest attention. No extra charge for service. Cost of goods, when less than $5.00, is advanced by the Company, saving expense of C.O.D. charges. Orders may be telegraphed through the Company's Agents. No extra charge beyond fee for telegraph service. For full information and supply of Order Blanks, apply to any Agent of the Company. [[COLUMN 3]] AMERICAN EXPRESS COMPANY European Department. This Company also transacts a GENERAL EXPRESS BUSINESS to and from NEW YORK and EUROPE, forwarding only by the fastest mail and passenger steamers crossing the Atlantic. Merchandise and Passengers' Baggage from Europe transported In Bond from New York, without Customs examination, to Inland Ports of the United States. No charge for Custom House brokerage or cartage service, when goods are carried by this Company. Baggage accompanying returning European travelers can be carried under the above arrangement also to Canada. The uniformed Agent of the Company will meet steamers arriving at New York, prepared to give receipts and otherwise assist passengers in making shipments. PRINCIPAL EUROPEAN OFFICES. LONDON, 35 Milk Street. LIVERPOOL, 25 Water Street. MANCHESTER, 63 Piccadilly. GLASGOW, 10 Hanover Street. PARIS, 4 Rue Scribe. HAVRE, 1 Rue Chilou. BREMEN, 117 Langenstrasse. HAMBURG, 36 Dovenfleeth. NOTE. - Shipments from interior places in Europe should be addressed to care of the Company at any of the above-named offices.
[[start page]] 100[printed page number] [page appears blank] [[end page]] [[start page]] [Obs?] 101[printed page number] Chadron, Neb. Aug. 22. [[underline]]Rana pipiens[[/underline]] Hermosa S.D. Aug. 24. [[underline]]rana pipiens[[/underline]]; [[underline]]Eutainia radix[[/underline]]: dorsal stripes orange; laterals pale greenish yellow, like under side. Bufo juv. [[underline]]Chrysemys bellii. Crotalus confluentus.[[/underline]] Aug. 29. Mr. W. Grainger, collector for Am. Mus. N.Y., Showed me 2 Eutainia vagrans and 1 E. parictalis which he collected at Custer, Black Hills S.D.. the former he said was very abundant. He had also from the central Black Hills a Storia occipitus maculatus? light medium stripe; vermillion underside. Sep. 5. [[underline]]Crotalus confluentus[[/underline]] see this record p. 7. [[end page]]
[[start page]] 110[printed page number] [page appears blank] [[end page]] [[start page]] Birds obs. 111[printed page number] Hermosa S.D. Aug 23-26 Otocoria Calamospiza Molothrus Merula propinqua Sturnella Chelidon erythog. Zenaid. Falco tinnunc. Accipiter Melanop. Common in cottonwoods all the way to camp Colaptes aurat. Tyrannus Sayornis gray flycatcher, large Botaurus lentigin. Harporh. rufus Buteo sp. Aegialitis vociferus Spinus Brewer's blackbird! Chadron Lanius; but not seen in Hermosa.
[[start page]] 112 [printed page number] [page appears blank, faint text appears to be leak of opposite page] [[end page]] [[start page]] 113[printed page number] Badlands, Quinn's Draw, Cheyenne R. S.D. 1 Speotyto 2 Capsiem. Salpinctes (very common, esp. in bad lands) [scribble?] Sialia arctica Zenaid Sayorn. Tyrann. phoebe? Falco tinnunc [[a vertical squiggle here from Falco down to Dendroica]] Lanius Sturnella Harporhynchus rufus [[to the right of the squiggle is]] River bottom among the cottonwood Colaptes hybrid. Melanerpes erythroceph. Dendroica aestiv., once Pipilo, rare Chelidon erythrog. Cliff swallow, has left ([?] August, but numerous nest colonies in bad lands. Bufo Cathartes 1 spec. 5 yr. 7'95 carnp Black bird - short-tailed. Carnp West Chipp. Sparrow do.
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