Ref NoGB-110/JES/COR/11/20
TitleSamuel Goodenough, Ealing, [Middlesex], to James Edward Smith, 12 Great Marlborough Street, [London]
DescriptionEncloses a supplementary paper for "Linnean Transactions"explaining the plates to his paper 'Observations on the British Species of Carex', does not intend for it to reflect badly on [James] Sowerby. Fears the letter sent from Bulstrode in January giving his opinion on Smith's "Tour" has miscarried; reiterates his enjoyment of them but expresses his concern that three or four passages will not meet with royal approval as "Kings and Queens love to read the praises of Kings and Queens". Surprised by Smith's "multifarious" reading, took several pages to be in the style of Dr [Andrew] Kippis [(1725-1795), nonconformist and biographer].
Date18 Mar 1794
LevelItem
Extent4 pp
LanguageEnglish
Related MaterialGoodenough, S, 'Observations on the British Species of Carex', "Transactions of the Linnean Society of London", 1794 2(1), pp.126-211.

Smith, J E, (1793). "A sketch of a tour on the Continent in the years 1786 and 1787", London: the author.
Publn_NoteSmith, P (ed.), (1832). "Memoir and correspondence of... Sir James Edward Smith" London: Longman, vol 1, p.445 [only portion regarding Smith's "Sketch of a Tour on the Continent"].
PrevRefNo11.38
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/110/1/48Sowerby; James (1757-1822); natural history artist, publisher and collector1757-1822
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