descripsit et observationibus illustravit Dr. L. Agassiz.
To his brother. Munich, July 27, 1828 to carry it out. I wish it may be said of Louis Agassiz that he was the first naturalist of his tirojects so ardently urged upon his parents by Agassiz, and so affectionately accepted by them, firsould be ready to start at a day's notice, and Agassiz added, eagerly, Yes,—and if there were any ho was very late and a bright moonlight night.
Agassiz rolled himself in the snow for joy, and we as here given the rough draft of a letter from Agassiz to Cuvier, written evidently at a somewhat eaate 1827) from Cuvier to Martius, found among Agassiz's papers of this time, and containing the verr who exercised so powerful an influence upon Agassiz throughout his whole life.
In the spring of 1829 Agassiz took his diploma in the faculty of philosophy.
He did this with no idea of making f the age writes me about it.
Cuvier to Louis Agassiz. Paris, Au Jardin du Roi, August 3, 1829.
invitation to chair of natural History at Nechatel.
letter to Humboldt.
Agassiz was not called upon to make the sacrifice of giving up his artist and leaving Paris, although he was, or at least thougholdt . . . .
In the agitation of the moment the letter was not even signed.
The following note from Humboldt to Mme. Agassiz, kept by her as a precious possession, shows that in answer to her son's appeal his mother took her courage, as the French saying is, with both hands, and wrote as she was desired.
From Humboldt to Mme. Agassiz. Paris, April 11, 1832.
I should scold your son, Madame, for having spoken to you of the slight mark of interest I have been able to show him; and yet Humboldt.
The letter which lifted such a load of care from Louis and his parents was as follows:—
Humboldt to Louis Agassiz. Paris, March 27, 1832.
I am very uneasy, my dearest M. Agassiz, at being still without any letter from Cotta.