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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms alb-54:252
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  158 x 100mm
Extent:  1 fol.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a - 1b
Language:  English
Place:  Selborne
Date:  1836 (before)
Comments to date:  Dated "The Wakes, Selborne/ July 24"
Short summary:  Making an appointment to meet at the museum. Desirable that Yarrell joins them.
Person:  Bell, Thomas, 1792 (Poole, Dorset)-1880 (Selborne), Zoologist, Dental surgeon, author
Person:  Bennett, Edward Turner, 1797 (Hackney)-1836 (London), Zoologist, addressee ?
Person:  Yarrell, William, 1784 (London)-1856 (Yarmouth), Zoologist, person referred to
COMMENTS
Comments:  Note in pencil on 1b. - We have been unable to place Thomas Bell at Gilbert White's house The Wakes, Selborne, before 1844, when he bought the house from the grandnieces of White. However, no other Bennett than the one suggested (died 1836)as addressee, seems likely.
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