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Medical Flora, or Manual of the Medical Botany of the United States of North America

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Manual of the medical botany of the United States, containing excerpts about American Maidenhair, common hemlock, common dogwood, yellow ladies' slipper, common strawberry, american pennyroyal, common dandelion, and sweet water-lily.

American Ornithology, or, the Natural History of the birds of the United States

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The natural history of the birds of the United States: illustrated with plates, engraved and colored from original drawings taken from nature.

Letter from John J. Audubon to Richard Harlan, 20 March 1833

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Letter in which Audubon discusses his recent seizure that left him paralyzed in his pen hand, mouth, and lips, and the gassing of a golden eagle so he could paint it. Discusses his "Birds in America" series.

Letter from John J. Audubon to Lucy Audubon, 19 January 1827

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Written from Edinburgh to Louisiana, he talks about the influential people he's met in england and edinburgh and subscribers to his bird publications, painting and attending lectures and debates regularly, elected to several prestigious societies,…

Letter from Constantine Rafinesque to Charles Wilkins Short, 20 November 1819

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Letter from Constantine Rafinesque to Charles Wilkins Short, in which he writes of his discovery of new plants in Kentucky. He names a plant after Dr. Short, and asks him for more plant samples.