Circular to Entomologists Issued

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At the request of Assistant Secretary Spencer Fullerton Baird, Smithsonian Secretary Joseph Henry issues a circular to entomologists, listing the authors of several catalogues underway for different orders of North American insects, and requesting the help of collectors to provide examples of specimens for these catalogues.


Henry, Joseph 1797-1878


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Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Vol. 8. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution, 1869, Article VIII.

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April 2, 1860


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