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Bacon, Francis, 1561-1626 (English Philosopher | Attorney General | Lord Chancellor of England)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 22 January 1561 – 9 April 1626

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Notebook No.3, 1826- 1826

 Item — Box: Lyell-temp-box 1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/3
Scope and Contents This notebook is written primarily in ink. Subjects include scholarship and unviersity arrangments in other nations, religion, and notes on recent geological discoveries. Three pages are missing. 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 Transkribus. When known, Lyell's abbreviations and contractions...
Dates: 1826- 1826

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.5, July 1827- August 1827

 Item — Box: Lyell-temp-box 1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/5
Scope and Contents This notebook, of worn brown leather, contains geological notes and observations likely written from Lyell's reading papers and journals. Some notes on the law profession. The cover reads 'Inside. D. July 1927' in large script. 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 Transkribus. When known, Lyell's...
Dates: July 1827- August 1827

Notebook No.43, August 1831- August 1831

 Item — Box: Lyell-temp-box 2
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/43
Scope and Contents This brown leather notebook contains Lyell's notes from London and Edinburgh, with lists including "luggage per steamboat" and packings lists, a draft of opening of a second volume, and a sketch of Edinburgh Castle hill with diagram of geological layers. Notes are written in pencil and ink, with many revisions. The front cover reads "August 1831, London, Edin[burgh]." The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own...
Dates: August 1831- August 1831