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ON the 14th inst. at Freiberg, in Saxony, this distinguished geologist breathed his last. Science has lost in him an ardent and conscientious follower, one in whom great powers of observation and reflection were harmoniously associated. He possessed in especial that “combining understanding” which Alexander von Humboldt so highly prized.

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