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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms gb-01582
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  232 x 186mm
Extent:  2 foll.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a-2a
Language:  English
Place:  London
Date:  1788-07-21
Short summary:  Matters concerning the addressee and his having been elected member of the Linnean Society and his objections to parts of what the Linnean Society stands for and its name
Person:  Smith, James Edward, Sir, 1759 (Norwich)-1828 (Norwich), Botanist, author
Person:  Camper, Peter, 1722-1789, Physician, Botanist, Zoologist, addressee
Person:  Linné, Carl von, 1707-1778, Physician, Naturalist, Botanist, Zoologist, person referred to
COMMENTS
Comments:  Letter is headed "copy" but, according to an anonymous note on the letter itself, in the handwriting of Sir John Edward Smith himself and was found among his papers after his death. Peter Camper's letter can be found in Waller Ms benl-00148.
IMAGES
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