Ref NoMS/215
TitleMemoranda on Zoology, chiefly Mammalia - C.H. Smith
DescriptionMemoranda entitled 'Notes on Zoology' by Charles Hamilton Smith relating to Zoology, chiefly Mammalia, including extracts and fragments from manuscript and printed authorities. Includes newspaper cuttings relating to: a letter to the Editor of the Pall Mall Gazette regarding sea monsters (p. xxxv), an article entitled 'A word about Lions' (p. 89)as well as cuttings relating to the discovery of a New Quadruped; Yellow Fever being prevented by inoculation; feats of Persian horses; Turcoman horses; and a pair of Persian deer (moral) (all at back of book). A range of animals are discussed including a: lion, llama, crocodile, camel, bison, unicorn, feral dog,

With a letter of transmittal from James Dallas to James Murie dated 14 May 1886 [MS/215a]. Also includes a letter (4 pp.) dated Peer Puhar, 21 August [no year] from an unknown author [due to very difficult handwriting].
Datec. 1858
Extent1 bound volume
Related MaterialMS/215a
NotesFormerly in the posession of Sydney I.Whiteford, [grandson of Smith].
AcquisitionPresented to the Linnean Society by Sidney [Infusis] Whiteford [grandson of Smith].
Creator NameSmith, Charles Hamilton
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