Letter from SPENCER FULLERTON BAIRD to CAROLINE CRANE MARSH, dated February 20, 1884.

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Publication InformationSmithsonian InstitutionWashington, D.C., Feb'y 20, 1884.

Dear M Marsh:

Your letter of February 18, accompanied by M Goode's memorandum, was duly received to-day.

You need not trouble yourself about returning D Kidders note.

Always at your command for any service I can render, believe me,

Sincerely Yours,S F. BairdM Geo. P. Marsh,Scarsdale,N.Y.

References in this letter:

An ichthyologist, George Brown Goode (1851-1896) worked with Baird as assistant director of the U.S. National Museum. He succeeded Baird as museum curator (1887-1888) and on the U.S. Commission on Fish which he directed from the time of Baird's death until his own.

Jerome Henry Kidder (1842-1889) was a surgeon and natural historian.