Monday, August 9, 2010

Letter of the Day: August 9 (2 of 2)

Curatorial Records: Numbered Correspondence 88


August 9, 1864


WJ McGee,


Smithsonian Institution,

Bureau of Ethnology,

Washington, D.C.


Dear Sir:


Your letter of August 8th, addressed to Dr. Billings, now in Europe, has been referred to me for reply.


We will be pleased to receive the triple trephined skull referred to for deposit in the Army Medical Museum, and would state that the specimen will be at your service at any time for further examination.


Very respectfully,

Walter Reed

Major and Surgeon, U.S. Army,

Curator Army Medical Museum



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