Ref NoGB-110/JES/COR/11/2
TitlePleasance Smith, Lowestoft, [Suffolk], to the President and Fellows of the Linnean Society, [London]
AdminHistoryThis letter was found partially adhered to one of the front fly leaves of volume 11. It was not catalogued by Warren Dawson.
DescriptionLetter accompanying the nineteen volumes of Sir James Edward Smith's scientific correspondence, in which she stipulates two conditions concerning the volumes: one, that they never be removed from the Linnean Society's rooms for perusal, and second, that should the Society cease to exist the letters not be dispersed but placed in the British Museum with the library of Sir Joseph Banks. Includes envelope.
Date12 Nov 1857
Extent4 pp
Creator NameSmith, Pleasance (1773-1877)
GB/110/1/161Smith; Pleasance (1773-1877); benefactor of the Linnean Society1773-1877
GB/110/1/9Banks; Sir; Joseph (1743-1820); Baronet; Naturalist and patron of science1743-1820
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