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Letter from John Wesley Powell to James Curtis Booth, June 24, 1886

(1886)


Book Summary

John Wesley Powell (1834-1902), first director of the Bureau of Ethnology at the Smithsonian Institution and director of the U.S. Geological Survey, thanks James Curtis Booth (1810-1888) for sending his earlier work and praises its historical value in molding public opinion in regard to the development of natural resources.
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