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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms gb-00750
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  188 x 115mm
Extent:  1 fol.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a-1b
Language:  English
Place:  London
Date:  1865-10-07
Short summary:  Request for information - extent, scientific value etc. - on Mr. Cumings collection of shells, which has been offered to the British Museum, information that is supposed to induce the governement to secure the collection for the museum
Person:  Gray, John Edward, 1800 (Walsall, Staffordshire)-1875 (London), Museum curator, Zoologist, signed by
Person:  Cuming, Hugh, 1791 (Washbrook, near Kingsbridge,Devon)-1865, Conchologist, Collector of natural history specimens, person referred to
COMMENTS
Comments:  Letter probably nor written by the hands of the author, only signed by him
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