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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

Reference Code

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

Date(s)

21 June 1880

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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 giving the background details to the current Congress debate concerning the expansion of the United States Geological Survey to incorporate individual State Surveys. He reports that he will shortly be leaving to undertake field work at the Grand Canyon and requests that Geikie send his sister copies of the review he has written of Dutton's book.

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