Ref NoGB-110/JES/COR/11/60
TitleSamuel Goodenough, Deanery, [Rochester, Kent], to James Edward Smith, Norwich, [Norfolk]
DescriptionThanks for Smith's "Introduction to Botany", Smith writes with "great spirit". Believes "all natural history should be turned ot the mental imporvement of mankind", asks if Smith has seen [Samuel] Vince's "4 Sermons against atheism" ["A Confutation of Atheism" (1807)] in which he makes "astronomy speak in this high strain".
Date6 Dec 1807
Extent3 pp
Related MaterialSmith, J E, (1807). "An Introduction to Physiological and Systematical Botany." London: Longman.

Vince, S, (1897). "A Confutation of Atheism, from the laws and constitution of the Heavenly Bodies: in four discourses preached before the University of Cambridge; with an introduction, notes, and an appendix" Cambridge; please note not available from Linnean Society Library but available in British Library.
Publn_NoteSmith, P (ed.), (1832). "Memoir and correspondence of... Sir James Edward Smith" London: Longman, vol 1, p.473.
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)
GB/110/1/35Goodenough; Samuel (1743-1827); Bishop of Carlisle1743-1827
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