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Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from John Jeremiah Bigsby, 20 April 1879

Identifier: Coll-74/11/8/49

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Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from John Jeremiah Bigsby asking Geikie to include his Thesaurus Siluricas in the list of recent palaeontology works in his next edition of Life of Sir Roderick I. Murchison, Bart, ( 1875) . He mentions that Sir Roderick Impey Murchison gave him advice for the book, and a listing would help the sales of his forthcoming Thesaurus Devonico-Carboniferous. A list of Scottish towns against days is written on the back in a different hand.


  • 20 April 1879


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1 letter


From the Fonds: 2 metres

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1 letter

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possible bibliographic reference:

Bigsby, John Jeremiah, Thesaurus Siluricas

Bigsby, John Jeremiah, Thesaurus Devonico-Carboniferous

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Sarah Higgins 21 June 2001

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