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Maffiote Arocha, Pedro, 1816-1870 (Professor of the Nautical School of Tenerife | Spanish architect)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 13 May 1816 - 28 November 1870

Created For

NAHSTE

Updated for

Charles Lyell Project - April 2021

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from Pedro Maffiotte, 28 May 1855

 Item
Identifier: Coll-203/2/folio(s) 200-202
Scope and Contents

Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from Pedro Maffiote telling Lyell that layers of sand and shells have been found which are similar to those from Sainte Catherine which Maffiote had previously sent to Lyell. These were found under Mr. Houghton's house, while digging the foundations, in the centre of Las Palmas on the Island of Grand Canaria, 28 May 1855.

Dates: 28 May 1855

Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from Pedro Maffiotte, 4 July 1854

 Item
Identifier: Coll-203/2/folio(s) 198-199
Scope and Contents

Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from Pedro Maffiote stating that he has just received a copy of Lyell's works on Geology - title not stated - and he complements Lyell on the work. He describes new shells that he has found at Las Palmas, 4 July 1854.

Dates: 4 July 1854

Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from Pedro Maffiotte, 11 December 1855

 Item
Identifier: Coll-203/2/folio(s) 203-204
Scope and Contents

Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from Pedro Maffiotte thanking him for sending his 'Manual of Elementary Geology' which were passed on by Mr Castillo, the son of the Vicomte de Vega Grande. He was captivated by Lyell's "Elements of Geology" which had been translated by his compatriot, Esquerra [Ezquerra]. He explains that his father is sending on a small box of shells, and others that he had obtained from "Hornos Del Rey" in the Canary Islands are being sent on separately, 11 December 1855.

Dates: 11 December 1855

Letters from Maffiotte, Pedro to Charles Lyell, 18 March 1857

 File — Box Box 1.9: Series Coll-203/1 (Lyell 1)
Identifier: Coll-203/1/178
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series of correspondence is arranged alphabetically, A-Z, including one ‘Miscellaneous’ section within the 'M' series. Each correspondent has been assigned a file number – there may be several folders within that file, evidencing the longevity and depth of the relationship between Lyell and the correspondent - for example his brother in law Charles Bunbury.Lyell himself, Mary or Arabella Buckley have mostly recorded a summary of the contents of the correspondence, either on the...
Dates: 18 March 1857

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Subject
Canary Islands 3
Geology 2
Shells 2
Fossils 1
Lyell, Sir Charles, 1797-1875 (1st Baronet | Scottish geologist) -- correspondence to 1