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Megatherium

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

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Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from Timothy Abbott Conrad, 24 November 1852

 Item
Identifier: Coll-203/1 folio(s) 564-565
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from Timothy Abbot Conrad concerning fossils. He has compared a new shell to Erycinella Ovalis and believes them to be the same species despite slight differences, he has found 2 examples of a new Avicula and a new Dentalium and 2 other new fossils, he has been promised a collection of large bones recently dug up in Georgia which he believes to be Megatherium. He also mentions the Visksburg fossils, 24 November 1852.
Dates: 24 November 1852