Ref NoGB-110/JES/COR/14
TitleVolume 14
AdminHistoryEdmund Davall (1763-1798), botanist, born Holborn, London, August 1763. On death of his father c 1786 he moved with his mother, who was Swiss, to Orbe, canton Bern, Switzerland. Developed an interest in botany at this time and became friends with Edward Forster and James Edward Smith, and became one of the original fellows of the Linnean Society. Married Henriette-Louise-Stephanie Grinzos de Cottens (1762-1839), 4 September 1789, a daughter and son died in infancy, and two sons, Edmond (1793-1860) and Charles-Edouard (b 1795) survived him. At his death left unfinished work, "Illustrations of Swiss Plants".

Died 26 September 1798.
DescriptionLetters between Sir James Edward Smith and Edmund Davall. There are also several letters between Smith and Henriette Davall.

PrevRefNo where extant 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.
Extent91 items, 1 sp
ArrangementChronological; some deviations occur
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