Ref NoGB-110/JES/COR/11/84
TitleSamuel Goodenough to James Edward Smith, Norwich, [Norfolk]
DescriptionDiscussion of Catholic Emancipation: Smith calls himself a "heretic" but Goodenough shall not apply the term, believes "moderate men of all persuasions think pretty nearly alike". Believes Roman Catholics cannot yet be trusted with power, citing the example of their College of Maynooth, [The Royal College of St Patrick, established 1795, near Dublin, Ireland]. Thinks the Irish will join Napoleon until they gain not the level but the upper hand. Forwarded Smith's letter to [Amelia Warren] Griffiths [(1768-1858), algologist]. Shocked to see [Richard] Salisbury's "surreptitious anticipation" of [Robert] Brown's paper on the New Holland plants ['Proteaceae'] under the name of [George] Hibbert's [(1757-1837), merchant] gardener, [Joseph] Knight [(c 1777-1855)]. Refused to talk to Salisbury at the Royal Society meeting. Mrs Goodenough "nearly killed" falling down the stairs.
Date26 Dec 1809
LevelItem
Extent4 pp
LanguageEnglish
Related MaterialFor Goodenough on Salisbury's behaviour, see JES/COR/11/85; for Lambert on Salisbury and Knight see JES/COR/6/70; for Brown on Salisbury and Knight see JES/COR/2/93.

Knight, J, (1809). "On the cultivation of the plants belonging to the natural order of the Proteae, ..." London: [printer:] Savage.

Brown, R, 'On the Proteaceae of Jussieu', "Transactions of the Linnean Society of London", 1810 10(1), pp.15-226.
Publn_NoteSmith, P (ed.), (1832). "Memoir and correspondence of... Sir James Edward Smith" London: Longman, vol 1, pp.587-588; includes paragraph of previous letter on 'Fucus', JES/COR/11/83.
PrevRefNo11.160
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/110/1/15Salisbury; Richard Anthony (1761-1829); botanist and horticulturist1761-1829
GB/110/1/37Brown; Robert (1773-1858); botanist1773-1858
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