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Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Henry William Bristow, 16 March 1872

Identifier: Coll-74/11/8/65

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Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Henry William Bristow telling Geikie that after 30 years service he has been promoted to Director of the Geological Survey of England and Wales, in the place of Sir Andrew Crombie Ramsay who has been promoted to Director in Chief. He reports that Henry Hyatt Howell will take his place as District Surveyor. He asks how sales are going of Joseph Beete Jukes' The Student's Manual of Geology, ( 1857) which Geikie edited.


  • Creation: 16 March 1872


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1 letter


From the Fonds: 2 metres

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1 letter

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Sarah Higgins 26 June 2001

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