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Gibbon, Edward, 1737-1794 (English historian, writer | Member of Parliament 1774-1784)



  • Existence: 8 May 1737 - 16 January 1794

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Notebook No.5, July 1827- August 1827

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 1: Series Coll-203/A1
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...
Dates: July 1827- August 1827