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Letter from Sir Robert Christison (1797-1882) to David Cousin of the City Chambers, Edinburgh

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Identifier: Coll-1379
Scope and Contents The letter from Christison, 40 Moray Place [ Edinburgh], Monday 4 August [1862], to David Cousin of the City Chambers, refers to a 'long report' read by Dr. Bennett, on the Buildings Committee of the University. The report referred to how 'a careful survey' found the buildings were 'in a condition of great disrepair'. With regard to this, Christison had found, as 'Convenor of Finance', that he had 'a sum of £300' available in the general accounts, and explained that since Dr. Bennett and the...

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  • Names: Christison, Robert, Sir, 1797-1882 (toxicologist and physician) X
  • Subject: College Buildings X