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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms alb-33:042
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  228 x 184mm
Extent:  2 foll.
Material:  paper
Attachment:  seal
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS 1 of 2
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a - 2b
Language:  English
Place:  Heytesbury
Date:  1826 (before)
Comments to date:  Dated "July 26th"
Short summary:  Thanking for letter by Sir Stamford Raffles forwarded by Horsfield through the Duke of Somerset. Brother-in-law involved in severe contest in county election. Horsfield free to use Lambert's herbarium and library.
Person:  Lambert, Aylmer Bourke, 1761 (Bath)-1842 (Kew), Botanist, author
Person:  Horsfield, Thomas, 1773-1859, Explorer, Naturalist, addressee
Person:  Raffles, Thomas Stamford Bingley, Sir, 1781-1826 (Hendon), Colonial governor, person referred to
Person:  Seymour, Edward Adolphus, 11th duke of Somerset, 1775 (Monkton Farleigh, Wiltshire)-1855 (London), Scholar, person referred to
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS 2 of 2
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  2b
Language:  English
Place:  s.l.
Date:  1826 (before)
Short summary:  Unsigned (but see Waller Ms alb-33:043) instruction to send bulbs and seeds to Aylmer Bourke Lambert for him to cultivate "for us".
Person:  Horsfield, Thomas, 1773-1859, Explorer, Naturalist, author ?
Person:  Lambert, Aylmer Bourke, 1761 (Bath)-1842 (Kew), Botanist, person referred to
COMMENTS
Comments:  Contemporary note on 2b (see Description of Content 2). - The brother-in-law mentioned on 1a would be named Bowater, as Lambert married the daughter;, Catherine, of Richard Bowater of Allesley in 1782.
Connected records:  Waller Ms alb-33:043
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