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Macaulay, Thomas Babington, 1800-1859 (English writer, politician)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1800 - 1859

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Notebook No.4, May 1827- June 1827

 Item
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/4
Scope and Contents This notebook is a mix of geological observations, ruminations, and illustrations, Lyell also writes on law, society, and the church. A light natural leather journal, the cover reads "Index inside C" in ink. The notebook is written in pencil and ink. The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own "Index", found at the beginning and end of the notebook, transcribed from digital surrogates using the platform...
Dates: May 1827- June 1827

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