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[[underline]]Prof Baird[[/underline]]

write Stym about the plan of future operations and tell him that I feared to object strongly to any European exhange of [[underline]]vertebrates[[/underline]] lest he should think I wished [[merely?]] to do it myself.

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If convenient tell Walker or Thompson fully the whole plan of foreign operations and explain clearly its advantage - It [[?]] can come in as a complement to my sagacity!

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[[strikethrough]]Send D. Brooks Supt[[/strikethrough]] Send Express [[paid?]] to 
 D. Brooks
Supt. Pa Division
Western Union Teleg
Gen Teleg office

6 - 12 [[underline]]skins[[/underline]]of game birds (and eggs) Tell him Cassin can show him where to get em mounted.

Send him some [[?]][[?]] and tell him to divide with Tom Scott. 

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