Ref NoGB-110/JES/COR/11/17
TitleSamuel Goodenough to James Edward Smith, 12 Great Marlborough Street, [London]
Description'Rottoellia compressa' from Botany Bay, [Australia], is in flower at Kew; would like Smith to see it as it is one of the badly described plants in the younger Linnaeus' "Supplementum" and believes it may actually be new. Proposes an errata for his paper on 'Carex'. Unsure if his paper on 'Squalus glaucus' will be ready for first volume of "Linnean Transactions" and whether it was male or female.

Asks Smith to tell the Queen [Charlotte (1744-1818), wife of George III] how he is filled with honour on being admitted to see her "Lightfootian 'Carices'" and should also want to see the 'Fucus' and 'Confervae'.
Date24 Sep 1793
LevelItem
Extent4 pp
LanguageEnglish
Related MaterialLinnaeus, C, (1781). "Supplementum plantarum systematis vegetabilium editionis decimae tertiae, generum plantarum editionis sextae, et specierum plantarum editionis secundae, editum a Carolo a Linne [the Younger]." Brunsvigae: Impensis Orphanotrophel.

Goodenough, S, 'Observations on the British Species of Carex', "Transactions of the Linnean Society of London", 1794 2(1), pp.126-211.

Goodenough, S, 'A Description of the Porbeagle Shark, the Squalus Cornubicus of Gmelin, Var. a.', "Transactions of the Linnean Society of London", 1797 3(1), pp.80-83.
PrevRefNo11.32
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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