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TitleVolume 15
AdminHistorySir Thomas Frankland, 6th baronet (1750-1831), born Westminster, London. Had his seat at Thirkleby Hall, Yorkshire. Graduated MA at Oxford, 1771. Fellow of the Linnean Society, 1796. Drew algae at Scarborough, Yorkshire. Acquired William Hudson's marine plants. Succeeded as sixth baronet, 21 November 1784.

Died 4 January 1831.

Mary Watson-Wentworth, née Bright, marchioness of Rockingham (c 1735-1804), political wife. Married Charles Watson-Wentworth, second marquess of Rockingham (1730-1782), 26 February 1752, no children.

Assisted her husband with his correspondence and duties. Widowed in July 1782, she settled at Hillingdon House, near Uxbridge, Middlesex, in 1785. Developed an interest in gardening.

Died 19 December 1804.
DescriptionLetters from Sir Thomas Frankland, 6th baronet, and Mary-Watson Wentworth, Marchioness of Rockingham, to Sir James Edward Smith.

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.
Extent138 items, 3 sp
ArrangementAlphabetical and chronological; some deviations occur.
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