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Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Alexander MacMillan telling him that sketches have arrived from James Scott Bowerbank and that the final choice will be made with the help of Thomas Henry Huxley. He advises Geikie that he has been in further contact with Jessie Aitken Wilson who is concerned that her brother [George Wilson]'s portion [of 'Memoirs of Edward Forbes'] should not be edited.
Dates: 28 November 1860
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.
Dates: 07 December 1860
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Alexander MacMillan concerning a strategy suggested by Sir Andrew Crombie Ramsay and Thomas Henry Huxley for smoothing over a disagreement with Joseph Beete Jukes and Emily M Yelverton concerning the proposed Memoir of Edward Forbes, FRS, ( 1861).
Dates: 15 February 1860
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Alexander MacMillan with comment on the first 4 chapters of his Memoirs of Edward Forbes, ( 1861) and advice for future chapters. He suggests printing the book in Edinburgh. He comments that he does not expect any further opposition to the book fom Emily M Yelverton and has had further endorsements for the book from Thomas Henry Huxley and Robert Alfred Cloyne Godwin-Austen.
Dates: 25 February 1860
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Alexander MacMillan enclosing a letter from James Scott Bowerbank, confirming that he will lend [some manuscripts] and aspiring that they will be available by Saturday for a visit from Thomas Henry Huxley. There are also instructions from Jessie Aitken Wilson concerning the revision of portions [of 'Memoirs of Edward Forbes'] written by her brother George Wilson.
Dates: 24 November 1860
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Alexander MacMillan concerning the layout of 'Memoirs of Edward Forbes' and asking him to remind Thomas Henry Huxley that he had promised to write a forward to the book.
Dates: 14 December 1860
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Sir Andrew Crombie Ramsay with editorial comments about the inclusion of sensitive material concerning the School of Mines, the Museum of Economic Geology and the Geological Survey of Great Britain in his 'Memoirs of Edward Forbes'.
Dates: 27 May 1861