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Peel, Robert, 1788-1850 (British Conservative statesman | Prime Minister 1834-35, 1841-46 | Home Secretary 1822-27, 1828-30)



  • Existence: 5 February 1788 - 2 July 1850

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Notebook No.4, May 1827- June 1827

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.131, 20 January 1846 - 28 January 1846

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 5: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/131
Scope and Contents This notebook contains Charles Lyell’s notes from January 17 1846 to January 28 1846 while in the United States as part of the Lyells second trip. It contains notes from travels through Milledgeville (Georgia), Macon (Georgia), Columbus (Georgia), Chehaw (Georgia), and Montgomery (Alabama). The Lyells then board the steamer Amaranth from Montgomery, traveling to Mobile (Alabama). The index is located in the back of the notebook on pages 113-120. Notes are in pencil and ink and include field...
Dates: 20 January 1846 - 28 January 1846

Notebook No.135, 1 March 1846 - 6 March 1846

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 5: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/135
Scope and Contents This notebook contains Charles Lyell's notes from his travels on the Mississippi River, through Louisiana and New Orleans over a period of 6 days in March 1846. This notebook covers geology and ecology along the Mississippi River, Balize swamp and Pontchartrain estuary around New Orleans, Louisianna. Lyell also takes notes on Creole culture, race relations and politics in this region. Far few people are mentioned, and the notes are mostly observational, and with references to old sources....
Dates: 1 March 1846 - 6 March 1846

Notebook No.155, January 1848- May 1848

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 6: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/155
Scope and Contents This black notebook contains a record of Charles Lyell’s discussions, ideas, and recordings when in London, starting in January 1848 and including some focus on ’Americana’ before his second travels in American was published in 1849. The first pages (and from p 78] are notes on pages and references relating to the other American notebooks - which could be publishing related or organisational. It covers conversations, queries, and discussions he started in America including geological,...
Dates: January 1848- May 1848