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upon them, which will soon be published. 

Quote a number of specimens were received from the naturalists attached to the U.S. Eclipse Expedition to West Africa, 1889. This collection was not in a very satisfactory state of preservation, and from the fact that the collections were made under apparently unfavorable circumstances in localities already more or less explored they could hardly be expected to contain many novelties. 

Among the many other contributors the following deserve special mention: Herbert Brown, Tucson, Arizona ; G. H. Ragsdale, Cook Co., Texas ; J. F. Le Baron, San Juan, Nicaragua., Capt. W. L. Carpenter
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