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[Letter] 1832 April 6, Oxford, [to] Thomas Allan, Esq., Edinboro / W. Buckland.

Title: [Letter] 1832 April 6, Oxford, [to] Thomas Allan, Esq., Edinboro / W. Buckland.
Personal Author: Buckland, William, 1784-1856.
Date: 1832 April 6.
Extent: [1] leaf.
Dimensions: 23 x 38 cm. folded to 23 x 19 cm.
General Note: The letter has been pasted on cardboard.
Abstract: Buckland writes to Allan to thank him for favors to a botany professor. He describes illustrations in a book and hopes Allan will attend the Royal Society meeting at which a lizard will be presented. Thomas Allan, who developed one of the finest collections of minerals in England, published an Alphabetical list of the names of minerals at present most familiar in the English, French, and German languages (1808), and discovered the mineral Allanite which was named for him.
Personal Subject: Buckland, William, 1784-1856 -- Correspondence.
Subject: Naturalists -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Geologists -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Recipient: Allan, Thomas, 1777-1833.
 

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