- John,1796–1873, U.S. botanist and chemist.
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Torrey has himself borne witness to the locking up of the mentally ill, and he paints a grim picture of the scene.
Torrey began the research for this project over a year ago when a visit to Erie County Jail in Buffalo, New York left him stunned.
Solitary confinement, Torrey says, was likely his next home.
Torrey's is only a few feet lower than Gray's—one of my books says five.Birds of the Rockies</p>
Leander Sylvester Keyser
Why did he swear that he had a conversation with Torrey in that office?
All the books were kept in the safe except the books that Torrey had in his desk.
No such books were in the safe and no such books were in Torrey's desk.
Is there any evidence of the conversation between Torrey and Dorsey?