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A b o u t the s a m e t i m e , U . P . J a m e s b e c a m e o n e o f t h e c h a r t e r m e m - ural History, bers of t h e C i n c i n n a t i A s t r o n o m i c a l S o c i e t y ( a c c o r d i n g to a list at t h e Institution, C i n c i n n a t i O b s e r v a t o r y , F e b r u a r y 11, 2007). C, m e m b e r s o f the W e s t e r n A c a d e m y w h e n i t w a s d i s s o l v e d a n d its assets w e r e d o n a t e d t o the C i n c i n n a t i Society- o f N a t u r a l History i n 1872, w h e r e u p o n he b e c a m e a lite m e m b e r in the society.

H e was b o r n n e a r A t h e n s , O h i o , i n 1837. By profession he w a s a l a w y e r ; he h a d s t u d i e d at the C i n c i n n a t i L a w C o l l e g e a n d w a s a d m i t t e d to t h e bar in 1860. S . A . M i l l e r w a s a l s o i n v o l v e d i n p u b l i s h i n g . I n 1861-1862 h e p u b l i s h e d t h e M a r i e t t a , O h i o , Republican, w h i c h , i n t e r e s t i n g l y e n o u g h , w a s a D e m o c r a t i c n e w s p a p e r . In 1874 a n d 1875, he w a s t h e p r o p r i e t o r of the Cincinnati Quarterly journal of Science; many important papers on Cincinnatian fossils were published in that journal.

T h i s w a s 1885 t h r o u g h 1888. Science in the Hinterland 31 I n that last year, J a m e s H a l l , t h e clean o f A m e r i c a n p a l e o n t o l o g i s t s , visited C i n c i n n a t i a n d w a s s o i m p r e s s e d b y S e h u c h e r t ' s c o l l e c t i o n that h e h i r e d h i m t o b e c o m e a n assistant for t h e N e w York G e o l o g i c a l S u r v e y (and, i n c i d e n t a l l y , o b t a i n e d his c o l l e c t i o n o f fossils). I n 1893, S e h u c h e r t j o i n e d t h e U n i t e d S t a t e s G e o l o g i c a l S u r v e y , a n d , a y e a r later, h e w e n t t o the U n i t e d States N a t i o n a l M u s e u m , also i n W a s h i n g t o n , D .

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