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Papers of Sir Archibald Geikie
    Correspondence of Sir Archibald Geikie (A-H)
        Correspondence from Captain Clarence Edward Dutton

Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Division

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Capt Clarence Edward Dutton

Item Summary

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GB 0237 Sir Archibald Geikie Gen. 524/5/4

Date(s)

27 May 1880

Extent and medium of the unit of description

1

letter

Name of creator

Dutton | Capt | Clarence Edward | 1841-1912 | American geologist, United States Geological Survey

Scope and Content

Scope and Content

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Capt Clarence Edward Dutton sending him an advance copy of his book for review with some notes concerning known typographical errors. He reports that the United States Geological Survey is awaiting a decision from the Senate concerning expansion to incorporate individual State Surveys. He is not hopeful of a favourable outcome due to some hostility from Congress.

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