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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms alb-13:011
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  38 x 76mm
Extent:  1 fol.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  visiting card
Extent:  1a
Language:  English
Place:  London
Date:  18481875
Comments to date:  Knighted in 1848. If the "news from Edinburgh" are connected with Edward Forbes, the year would be 1854, the year of the death of Forbes.
Short summary:  "I called to condole with you on the news from Edinburgh. I suppose you have heard of the danger of Ed. Forbes. ..."
Person:  Lyell, Charles, 1st baronet, Sir, 1797 (Kinnordy, Forfarshire)-1875 (London), Geologist, author
Person:  Forbes, Edward, 1815 (Douglas, Isle of Man)-1854 (Edinburgh), Naturalist, Professor, person referred to
COMMENTS
Comments:  Addressee unknown.
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