Continuing today with Augusta’s uncle George Davidson. Mary Corson’ older brother. Professor Davidson started sending Augusta art supplies when she was only a small child and continued for many years. In 1847 he was a student in the Philadelphia Central High School under Professor Bache, afterward Superintendent of the Survey, who selected him for survey work. One year before graduation, from among hundreds of students who had been with Professor Bache. He entered the Survey on June1, 1845, upon graduation. After one year of service as secretary, computer, etc. to Superintendent Bache, he chose field duty as his future labor.…

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