Ref NoGB-110/JES/COR/11/106
TitleSamuel Goodenough, London, to James Edward Smith, Norwich, [Norfolk]
DescriptionBishop of Durham [Shute Barrington] unanimously elected an Honorary Member at the Linnean Society anniversary meeting. Fifty-three attended the dinner, including Bishop of Winchester [Brownlow North], Lord [Edward Smith-]Stanley, Sir Nash Grose [(1740-1814), judge], Sir George Staunton, Sir Thomas Frankland, Mr Poulter, [Thomas] Woodward, [Dawson] Turner, [John] Davies of Trinity College, [Thomas] Hoy [(c 1750-1822)], [Thomas] Marsham, [Alexander] Macleay [also spelt McLeay or M'Leay], [Lewis Weston] Dillwyn [(1778-1855)], Forster, [William George] Maton, [Aylmer Bourke] Lambert, Symonds, and [Thomas] Rackett. Account of speeches and toasts. Sorry to see that older members such as [James] Dickson, [John] Fairbairn, and [John] Francillon [(1744-1816), jeweler and naturalist] did not attend either the morning or evening. [Abraham] Rees [(1743-1825)], [Robert] Hodgson, [Thomas Andrew] Knight, and Davies Giddy attended in the morning but not evening, and Sir Abraham Hume, Lord Valentia [George Annesley], and the Bishop of Salisbury [John Fisher] [(1748-1825)] promised to attend in the evening but did not.
Date25 May 1812
Extent4 pp
NotesSmith replied 27 [May 1812]
Publn_NoteSmith, P (ed.), (1832). "Memoir and correspondence of... Sir James Edward Smith" London: Longman, vol 1, pp.593-595.
Finding_AidsDawson, W R, (1934). "Catalogue of the manuscripts in the Library of The Linnean Society - Part I. The Smith papers: The correspondence and miscellaneous papers of Sir James Edward Smith", London: Linnean Society.
Creator NameGoodenough, Samuel (1743-1827)
GB/110/1/35Goodenough; Samuel (1743-1827); Bishop of Carlisle1743-1827
GB/110/1/58Barrington; Shute (1734-1826); Bishop of Durham1734-1826
GB/110/1/107North; Brownlow (1741-1820); Bishop of Winchester1741-1820
GB/110/1/294Stanley; Edward Smith- (1775-1851); 13th Earl of Derby; politician and naturalist1775-1851
GB/110/1/135Staunton; Sir; George Leonard (1737-1801); 1st baronet; physician and diplomatist1737-1801
GB/110/1/88Frankland; Sir; Thomas (1750-1831); 6th baronet1750-1831
GB/110/1/121Woodward; Thomas Jenkinson (1745-1820); botanist1745-1820
GB/110/1/79Turner; Dawson (1775-1858); banker, botanist and antiquary1775-1858
GB/110/1/152Davies; John (1743-1817); Church of England clergyman1743-1817
GB/110/1/17Marsham; Thomas (? 1747-1819); entomolgist? 1747-1819
GB/110/1/95Macleay; Alexander (1767-1848); entomologist and civil servant in Australia1767-1848
GB/110/1/203Maton; William George (1774-1835); physician1774-1835
GB/110/1/25Lambert; Aylmer Bourke (1761-1842); botanist1761-1842
GB/110/1/60Dickson; James (1738-1822); botanist1738-1822
GB/110/1/221Fairbairn; John (fl 1780s-1814); gardenerfl 1780s-1814
GB/110/1/211Hodgson; Robert (1773-1844); Dean of Carlisle1773-1844
GB/110/1/34Knight; Thomas Andrew (1759-1838); horticulturist and plant physiologist1759-1838
GB/110/1/200Gilbert; Davies (1767-1839); scientific adminstrator and applied mathematician1767-1839
GB/110/1/213Hume; Sir; Abraham (1749-1838); 2nd baronet; collector of art and precious stones1749-1838
GB/110/1/113Annesley; George (1769-1844); 2nd Earl of Mountnorris; politician1769-1844
GB/110/1/425Poulter; Edmund (c 1756-1832); Church of England clergymanc 1756-1832
GB/110/1/466Rackett; Thomas (1755-1840); Church of England clergyman and antiquary1755-1840
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