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Talks about a misunderstanding on whom they should offer a position. Mentions Davenport. Position was offered to Dahlgren.
Duties and dealings with the Director
Report to the Trustees of the Carnegie Institution
The latest news about the troops, President Harrison's day, the weather, congressional meetings, the inauguration, meetings, hospital cases, and other news.
Helen Culer's gift and how it is helping. What the hopes and plans are. Talks about Whitman as well.
Concerned with the board and the Carnegie proposal
Woods Hole scholarship for Brockton students
Business of a meeting on August 12 concerning the support of the MBL but now suggesting another alternative for Carnegie Institution's support of the MBL.
Stating the importance of the MBL
organization of the Marine Biological Laboratory
Existence and importance of the MBL