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An American naturalist; born at Portsmouth, N. H., Sept. 9, 1842; died at Baltimore, Dec. 25, 1899. He was latterly connected with the Smithsonian Institute. He wrote: "Key to North American Birds" (1872); "Field Ornithology" (1874); "Check-List of North American Birds" (1882); "Biogen"; "The Daemon of Darwin"; etc. With J. S. Kingsley, he edited the "Standard Natural History" (3 vols., 1883). He was actively interested in Theosophy.
By Charles Dudley Warner
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