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Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Alexander MacMillan, 07 December 1860

Identifier: Coll-74/11/3/42

Scope and Contents

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Alexander MacMillan telling him that he and Thomas Henry Huxley had met and chosen drawings by Edward Forbes [for 'Memoirs of Edward Forbes'] and had decided that they should be inserted at the end of chapters or at suitable points in the text. MacMillan asks Geikie to arrange that space is left for the illustrations with the printer, Thomas Constable, and informs him that James Scott Bowerbank has further information concerning the origin of the drawings.


  • Creation: 07 December 1860


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1 letter


From the Fonds: 2 metres

Physical Description

1 letter

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Sarah Higgins 19 December 2000

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