Ref NoGB-110/JES/COR/11/96
TitleSamuel Goodenough to James Edward Smith, Linnean Society, Gerard Street, [London]
DescriptionIntended to be at the Linnean Society anniversary meeting and dinner but requested by the Duke of Portland [William Henry Cavendish-Scott-Bentinck, 4th Duke of Portland (1768-1854)] to attend the Marylebone Church Bill in the House of Lords and dine at Lord Lonsdale's [William Lowther, 1st Earl of Lonsdale (1757-1844)]. Asks what the protocol is for appointing the Bishop of Durham [Shute Barrington] an honorary member of the Linnean Society and offers to propose or second him; lists his talents.
Date24 May 1811
Extent3 pp
Related MaterialFor Barrington's acceptance and thanks for election to Linnean Society see JES/COR/20/69; JES/COR/20/70.
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
GB/110/1/58Barrington; Shute (1734-1826); Bishop of Durham1734-1826
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