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Letter from Constantine Rafinesque to Charles Wilkins Short, 17 July 1818

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Letter from Constantine Rafinesque to Dr. Charles Wilkins Short in which he tells of his traveling through the western states. Rafinesque mentions his desire to meet Short in Lexington to see his plant specimens.

An excursion through the United States and Canada during the years 1822-23

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Included pages covering backwoodsmen in the states of Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio. Also covers squirrel migration, slavery, caves, salt licks, etc.