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Falconer, Hugh, 1808-1865 (palaeontologist and botanist)

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Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from William Benjamin Carpenter, 18 April 1863

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Identifier: Coll-203/1 folio(s) 497-498
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from William Benjamin Carpenter, with envelope, accompanying the return of a signed book which had been sent in error. Discusses a public letter by Falconer accusing Lyell of plagiarism in his conclusions to the [book]. Refers to an item in the Athenaeum concerning the Abbeville jaw. 18 April 1863.
Dates: 18 April 1863

Letters of Isaac Forsyth (1768-1859) bookseller in Elgin, 1843-1857

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Identifier: Coll-1383/4/28
Scope and Contents Four letters of Isaac Forsyth, bookseller in Elgin Letter sent by Isaac Forsyth to Patrick Duff, originally enclosing prospectus relating to a book by 'Dr Falconer of Forres', whom Forsyth describes as 'a gigantic geologist'. He is very probably talking of Hugh Falconer (1808-1865), a Scottish geologist, botanist and palaeontologist who studied the flora and fauna in India and Burma. Forsyth mentions the 'two...
Dates: 1843-1857