Museums, Collecting, Extinction
Clef du Cabinet
The writer reports that the proprietor of the Philadelphia Museum has collected, from 'the interior', bones constituting the entire skeleton of the Mammoth, 'a species which seems to have perished, but the existence of which has been supposed from some discoveries made in the North'.
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