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Merivale, Herman, 1806-1874 (under secretary of state for India)


Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence of Sir Roderick Impey Murchison, 1827-1871

Identifier: Coll-74/10
Scope and Contents The Correspondence of Sir Roderick Impey Murchison series consists of: letters from Murchison to his wife, 1854 and 1857 miscellaneous correspondence and notes (including letters to Sir Archibald Geikie) 1831-1871 correspondence relating to Murchison's dispute with Adam Sedgwick regarding Silurian classification 1838 and 1852-1866 assorted...
Dates: 1827-1871

"E. Divines, Metaphysicians, Philologists", 1805-1899

Identifier: Coll-1997/1
Scope and Contents This volume is entitled "E. Divines, Metaphysicians, Philologists" and contains 175 items: 118 autograph letters and documents 57 portraits, comprising 40 albumen print photographs, 16 engravings, and 1 lithograph. Ainger, Alfred. ALS to Katharine Lyell. 9 February 1885. 2 pp. Ainger is best known for his memoirs of English authors. Declining a dinner invitation, saying that being in Hampstead Heath he...
Dates: 1805-1899

Merivale, Herman, 19th century

Identifier: Coll-1989/46
Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed from Herman Merivale to the conchologist and botanist Mary Horner Lyell, London (“Colonial Office At 14”), no date: “It will give me very much pleasure to dine with you tomorrow (Tuesday) and the more in family the better as far as I am concerned. Your note did not reach me till today, as I went down on Saturday to pass two nights at my brothers’ in Essex. I will be with you at half past six, unless you should send me a note here to put me off [...]”.

Dates: 19th century

Notebook No.148, September 1846 - December 1846

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 6: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/148
Scope and Contents This black notebook contains a record on Charles Lyell’s discussions, theories, and ideas in London - with detailed notes of a social nature, of a visit to Bowood - after his return from his second visit to the U.S (Notebooks 121-145). In this notebook, he covers events and locations from both the U.S and the U.K including Durham, Richmond Valley, Harley Street, Prince Edward Island, Mildenhall, New York, etc. Lyell’s comments on America are profuse, but they don’t appear to have made it...
Dates: September 1846 - December 1846

Sir Roderick Impey Murchison correspondence (gold), mid 19th century

Identifier: Coll-74/10/6
Scope and Contents

The Sir Roderick Impey Murchison correspondence (gold) consists of:

  1. correspondence, alphabetically arranged
  2. geological drawings
  3. notes
  4. presscuttings
Dates: mid 19th century

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