Oh Praise the Lord for


Oh Praise the Lord for He Is Good

His love endures forever.

And you'll think the reason for my praise silly--but here it is. I've just discovered that the first 8 volumes of the Journal of the Academy of Natural Science of Philadelphia is available in electronic format. In addition such important scientific papers as Audobon's prospectus for Birds of America and Rafinesque's Ichthyologia Ohiensis ( a major work on Ichthylogy in Ohio, and Rafinesque gave his name to one of the most prominent fossils in southwestern Ohio Rafinesquina ponderosa.

Okay, so I have odd enthusiasms.

Oh, and the journal includes the work of the major Early Conchologist Thomas Say who gave Latin names to such items as the Olive Shell.

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