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Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Notebook No.129, 3 January 1846-10 January 1846

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 5: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/129
Scope and Contents Notebook No. 129 was kept by Lyell during his trip to America in 1845-6, after his lecture tour, and contains his observations while he visited several plantations worked by enslaved people extracted from undocumented regions of Africa, and bought at auction. Mr. and Mrs. Lyell stayed with James Hamilton Couper at Hopeton plantation for two weeks in January 1846. Couper was a member of the British Royal Geological Society, and Lyell was President at the time. Hopetoun plantation was established...
Dates: 3 January 1846-10 January 1846

Notebook No.130, 10 January 1846-20 January 1846

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 5: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/130
Scope and Contents This notebook contains notes about slave religion, dances, festivities, and Lyell's observations of the lives of enslaved people in Georgia. This is interspersed with geological observations, lists of boxes sent and received of specimens, and cross section illustrations of landscapes. This notebook is mostly written in pencil. The index is located at p. 113-117, and is in pen. Unitarianism, Abolitionism p. 4 List of 'Boxes Sent'; shells,...
Dates: 10 January 1846-20 January 1846