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the present collection (Exchange).

[[left margin ✓]] The [[underlined]] Mexican Geographical and Exploring Commission [[/underlined]], through Prof. F. Ferrari Perez. - 40 specimens, 36 species, chiefly from the State of Vera Cruz, Mexico.  Includes several plumages new to the National Museum collection. (Exchange).

[[left margin ✓]] [[long line, ditto for The [[underlined]] Mexican Geographical and Exploring Commission [[/underlined]], through Prof. F. Ferrari Perez]]. - One mounted specimen of [[underline]] Catharista atrata [[/underlined]], and one skin of [[underlined]] Antrostomus vociferus [[/underlined]], both from Mexico. (Exchange).

[[left margin ✓]] [[underlined]] Musée d'Histoire Naturelle [[/underlined]], Paris, France. - 86 specimens, 71 species, chiefly from Madagascar and Cochin China, nearly all new to the collection.  This is one of the most important collections received recently, embracing, as it does, a great number of generic types quite peculiar to the island of Madagascar, which the museum for years has tried in vain to obtain.  Among the most

Transcription Notes:
Cochine China is also written as Cochinchina. Initials and first letter of contributors' names are triple underlined.

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