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I inclose you part of a letter lately recieved from Dr. Wistar on the subject of certain bones in the possession of a mr Irvill of Cincinnati; & supposed to be those of the Mammoth & Megalonyx. they were formerly destined for Philadelphia, & had got to Pittsburg where the owner beginning to doubt whether they would sell there so as to quit cost, sold them to mr Irvill. it is certainly...
You will wonder that your letter of June 3. should not be acknowledged till this date. I never recieved it till Sep. 12. and coming soon after to this place, the accumulation of business I found here has prevented my taking it up till now. that you ever participated in any plan for a division of the Union, I never for one moment believed. I knew your Americanism too well. but as the enterprize...