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Edward Hitchcock

Vermont State Geologist (1856 - 1861)

Edward Hitchcock (1793 - 1864), State Geologist, 1856 - 1861, and President of Amherst College, 1844 - 1854, produced with his sons the first detailed study of Vermont geology and bedrock map which served the State for a century. Portrait from the State Geologist's Report (1846), p 18. Note: No picture of Augustus Young (1785 - 1857), his predecessor for seven months of 1856, has not been found.
Hitchcock, 1861, Volumes 1 and 2 plus all maps, plates and illustrations: Report on the Geology of Vermont: Descriptive, Theoretical, Economical amd Scenographical, Volumes I and II: by E. Hitchcock, LL.D., A. Hager, A.M., E. Hitchcock Jr., M.D., and C. Hitchcock, A.M.


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