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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms alb-77:094
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  189 x 106mm
Extent:  1 fol.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a - 1b
Language:  English
Place:  s.l.
Date:  1778?
Comments to date:  Mendes da Costa's "British Conchology" was published in 1778.  
Short summary:  Has not studied the naturalists referred to. Collection of letters. Dr Fothergill. George Owen's genealogies. Schaeffer's Fungorum ... Icones. Peter Collinson, Sir Julius Caesar, Mortimer. Etc.
Person:  Mendes da Costa, Emanuel, 1717 (London)-1791 (London), Naturalist, author
Person:  Caesar, Julius, Sir, 1558 (Tottenham)-1636 (Bishopsgate, London), Judge, person referred to
Person:  Collinson, Peter, 1694-1768, Antiquarian, Scientific author, Natural scientist, person referred to
Person:  Fothergill, John, 1712 (Wensleydale, Yorkshire)-1780 (London), Physician, Naturalist, person referred to
Person:  Mortimer, Cromwell, 1693?-1752 (Hatfield Peverel, Essex), Physician, Antiquary, person referred to
Person:  Owen, George, 1552 (Henllys, Pembrokeshire)-1613 (Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire), Historian, Genealogist, Antiquary, person referred to
Person:  Schaeffer, Jacob Christian Gottlieb, 1718 (Querfurt)-1790 (Regensburg), Naturalist, Professor, person referred to
Person:  Mortimer, Hans Winthrop, 1734-1807, Barrister, Member of Parliament, person referred to ?
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Royal Society (Society)
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Oxford University (Institution)
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Schaeffer, J. C., Fungorum, qui in Bavaria et Paltiantu circa Ratisbonam nascuntur Icones. 1762-1775. (Book)
COMMENTS
Comments:  Fragment of letter. Only p.7 and p.8 remaining. The addressee (author of observations on the freestone of York Cathedral and other notices) is unidentified. Hans Mortimer is the son of Cromwell Mortimer.
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