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their special work or researches, particular reference to these authors and their subjects being made in the [[strikethrough]]b[[/strikethrough]]^[[B]]ibliograph[[strikethrough]]ical appendix (pp. 10-28).[[/strikethrough]]^[[y]] ^[[(Section IV)]]
In addition to researches the results of which have been published, the Curator has, as time could be spared, been engaged in the preparation of manuscript for two museum publications, designed as hand-books of reference to the exhibition collection, which are designed to, and it is hoped will, meet a popular want. These hand-books pertain to the Humming-Birds and the Game Birds, respectively; the manuscript of the former has been nearly completed, and the

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