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Papers of Rev Dr John Walker
    Correspondence and Loose Papers

Edinburgh University Library Department of Special Collections

Correspondence and Loose Papers

Item Summary

Reference Code

GB GB 0237 John Walker La III 352/1b

Date(s)

1782-1804

Extent and medium of the unit of description

1

folder

Name of creator

Walker | John | 1731-1803 | professor of natural history, University of Edinburgh and clergyman

Scope and Content

Scope and Content

These are 133 fols. of business records, concerning such things as taxes, the formation of learned societies, receipts for books and mineral collections, dashed notes from lawyers, petitions to the General Assembly, and correspondence with magazine editors. They involve no major scientific figures.

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People

Businesses and Organisations

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