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Bancroft, George, 1800-1891 (American historian, statesman and Democratic politician)


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Notebook No.121, 14 September 1845-25 September 1845

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 5: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/121
Scope and Contents This notebook contains a record of Charles and Mary Lyell’s visit to the United States of America, from the end of the voyage on RMS Britannia and their arrival in Boston, to the beginning of their travels throughout parts of New England. The Lyells travel from Boston, Massachusetts to Lynn, Salem, Wenham Lake to New Hampshire, Portsmouth and the White Mountains finally to Maine, Kennebeck [sic Kennebec] River, Gardiner and Portland. The notes are comprised of commentary about politics...
Dates: 14 September 1845-25 September 1845

Notebook No.127, 13 December 1845 - 23 December 1845

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 5: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/127
Scope and Contents This notebook contains Charles Lyell’s notes from December 13, 1845 to December 24th, 1845 while traveling through Washington, D.C., Richmond, Virginia, Wilmington, North Carolina, and en route to Charleston, South Carolina. The index is located in the back of the notebook on pages 115 and seven unumbered pages. Notes are in pencil and ink and include field sketches. An X is used to mark a pencil cross made at certain entries. A date written in the left margin has been inserted at the...
Dates: 13 December 1845 - 23 December 1845

Notebook No.150, February 1847- March 1847

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 6: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/150
Scope and Contents This black leather notebook was written whilst Lyell was in London, at 11 Harley Street and starts with memoranda, then a list of 'scientific visitors'. Written in London in the years between his travels in America, this notebook considers giraffe and bony fossil fish, but in particular focuses on the work of William, Ellery Channing (April 7, 1780 – October 2, 1842), Unitarian preacher, and on race, slavery and religion. Lyell's own index...
Dates: February 1847- March 1847

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