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TitleVolume 19
AdminHistoryJames Smith (1727-1795), a wealthy Unitarian wool merchant, and his wife, Frances née Kindersley (1731-1820), parents of Sir James Edward Smith.

Pleasance Smith née Reeve (1773-1877), letter writer and literary editor, born Lowestoft, Suffolk, 11 May 1773. Married James Edward Smith, 1796, no children. Died 3 February 1877.
DescriptionLetters between Sir James Edward Smith and his father, James Smith, mother, Frances Smith, and wife, Pleasance Smith.

Arranged in three sections, each preceded by a title page by Pleasance Smith as follows: "Correspondence of Sir James Edward Smith and His Father while a Student at Edinburgh, 1781-1783"; "Correspondence of Sir James Edward Smith and His Father during his Tour of the Continent, 1786-1787"; and "Correspondence of Sir James Edward Smith to his wife, Pleasance Smith, 1796-1828".
Extent136 items
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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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