Ref NoGB-110/JES/COR/11/29
TitleSamuel Goodenough to James Edward Smith
DescriptionRemonstrates with Smith for settling in Norwich, Norfolk. Fears for his isolation from the scientific community and its consequences on his leadership of the Linnean Society. Tries to convince Smith to reverse his intentions of spending three months in London and nine in Norwich. Requests specimens of 'Hyperium dubrium' and 'Hyperium quadragulum' from Hafod, Cardiganshire. Thanks for introduction to Sir Thomas Frankland but wishes it had occured before finishing his [and Thomas Woodward's] paper '[Observations on the British] Fucus'. Sent drawing of 'F jubatus' to [James] Sowerby and [Alexander Mac]leay.
Date25 Aug 1796
LevelItem
Extent4 pp
LanguageEnglish
Related MaterialGoodenough, S, and Woodward, T J, 'Observations on the British Fuci, with particular Descriptions of each Species', "Transactions of the Linnean Society of London", 1797 3(1), pp.84-235.
Publn_NoteSmith, P (ed.), (1832). "Memoir and correspondence of... Sir James Edward Smith" London: Longman, vol 1, pp.527-529.
PrevRefNo11.55
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/110/1/88Frankland; Sir; Thomas (1750-1831); 6th baronet1750-1831
GB/110/1/121Woodward; Thomas Jenkinson (1745-1820); botanist1745-1820
GB/110/1/48Sowerby; James (1757-1822); natural history artist, publisher and collector1757-1822
GB/110/1/95Macleay; Alexander (1767-1848); entomologist and civil servant in Australia1767-1848
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