Nearer to the Origin of Things
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June 11, 1851 

Henry goes nocturnal, "to see objects by moonlight as well as sunlight to get a complete notion of them."

Eastern Whip-poor-will sounds by Daniel Parker, XC325436 (Accessible at and by Dylan Pedro, XC239651 (Accessible at

Common Nighthawk sounds by Sunny, XC490771. Accessible at

Connecticut Warbler sounds by Nancy Hetrick, XC252951. Accessible at

Music: "La Stanza di Nelson 2" by Bottega Baltazar; "Hammer and Felt" by Beneath the Mountain

(All songs used courtesy of the artists through a licensing agreement with Artlist)

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