Circular to Officers of Hudson Bay Company

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Date: April 20, 1860

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Summary

Secretary Joseph Henry issues a circular to the officers of the Hudson Bay Company requesting their assistance to extend the network of volunteer observers across the Hudson Bay Territory. The circular provides an outline of the type of information desired, and is accompanied by a package containing detailed instructions and blanks for recording data.

Subject

  • Henry, Joseph 1797-1878
  • Hudson's Bay Company

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Vol. 2. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution, 1862, Article VIII.

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

April 20, 1860

Topic

  • Citizen science
  • Natural History
  • Secretaries
  • Interagency Relations
  • Memorandums
  • Volunteers
  • Meteorology
  • Natural history

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