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Balfour, John Hutton, 1808-1884 (professor of botany, University of Glasgow and University of Edinburgh)

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Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Jessie Aitken Wilson, 26 January 1860

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Identifier: Coll-74/11/3/56
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Jessie Aitken Wilson telling him that she has written to various people concerning the continued use of letters which were lent for the compilation of the 'Memoirs of Edward Forbes'. She informs him of the death of Captain Graves and encloses papers from Peter Colin Campbell (not attached).
Dates: 26 January 1860

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Jessie Aitken Wilson, 30 January 1860

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Identifier: Coll-74/11/3/57
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Jessie Aitken Wilson enclosing a letter from Emily M Yelverton (not attached) which places obstacles in the way of the completion of 'Memoirs of Edward Forbes'. A discussion follows concerning the intellectual ownership of personal letters which are to be used as source material and possible methods of pacifying Emily M Yelverton.
Dates: 30 January 1860