Ref NoGB-110/JES/COR/11/14
TitleSamuel Goodenough to James Edward Smith
DescriptionSaw [John] Lightfoot's herbarium [owned by Queen Charlotte] at Windsor yesterday; confirms that Lightfoot's 'Tomentosa' is Linnaeus' 'Filiformis' and that Smith 's "little incurod 'Carex'" from Mount Cenis is not Lightfoot's 'incuroa', however has not been able to compare. As the Uspal Society is now defunct suggests Smith makes his dedication [of Smith's translation of Linnaeus' "Flora Lapponica"] to the Swedish nation, suggests a possible wording, in Latin.

[Letter possibly incomplete: no signature or valediction]
Date[Dec 1791]
LevelItem
Extent2 pp
LanguageEnglish
Related MaterialLinnaeus, C, and Smith, J E, (1792). "Flora Lapponica" London: B. White & Son.
PrevRefNo11.27
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)
Access_StatusOpen
Persons
CodePersonNameDates
GB/110/1/35Goodenough; Samuel (1743-1827); Bishop of Carlisle1743-1827
GB/110/1/87Lightfoot; John (1735-1788); Church of England clergyman and naturalist1735-1788
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