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TitleVolume 13
AdminHistorySir Thomas Gery Cullum, seventh baronet (1741-1831), surgeon and herald, born Hardwick House, Suffolk, 30 November 1741, the second son of Sir John Cullum, fifth baronet (c 1699-1774) and his second wife, Susanna Gery (1712/13-1784). Apprenticed to Richard Hayles, surgeon of Cambridge, in 1758, and after attending the lectures of William and John Hunter, he practised successfully in Bury St Edmunds, becoming a member of the Company of Surgeons in 1785 and of the College of Surgeons in 1800.

Appointed Bath king of arms in 1771. Married Mary née Hanson (1745-1830), 1 September 1774, two sons and a daughter. Published privately a "Florae Anglicae" in 1774, based on the Linnaean system. Succeeded his brother, Sir John Cullum, sixth baronet (1733-1785), as seventh baronet in October 1785, and gave up the serious practice of medicine. Fellow of the Royal Society, the Linnean Society, the Society of Antiquaries, and the Horticultural Society.

Died on 8 September 1831.
DescriptionLetters between Sir James Edward Smith and Sir Thomas Gery Cullum, 7th baronet. Includes several letters addressed to Pleasance Smith.

PrevRefNo refers to Dawson, 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.
Date1789-1831
LevelFile
Extent119 items
ArrangementChronological
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.
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