The Resource Letter to Daniel H. Miller, (manuscript)

Letter to Daniel H. Miller, (manuscript)

Label
Letter to Daniel H. Miller, 1808 December 24
Title
Letter to Daniel H. Miller
Inclusive dates
1808 December 24
Title variation
Alexander Wilson letter
Creator
Contributor
Recipient
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Wilson writes about his trip into the South to obtain subscribers for his "American Ornithology." He mentions the variety of characters he encountered, the wretched conditions of slaves along his journey, and his visit with Thomas Jefferson at the White House who gave him a letter of introduction to a gentleman in Virginia acquainted with a [former slave?] who had spent his whole life studying the habits of birds
Biographical or historical data
"Father of American ornithology."
Cataloging source
VA@
Label
Letter to Daniel H. Miller, (manuscript)
Note
Forms part of the Tracy W. McGregor Library Autograph Collection
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  • Special Collections
Cumulative index finding aids
Summary guide to entire McGregor Autograph Collection available.
Extent
1
Note
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: McGregor fund 1965.
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u2234791
System control number
  • (Sirsi) AKU2783
  • (OCoLC)647841763
Type of unit
item.

Library Locations

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