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Papers of Sir Charles Lyell
    Correspondence of Sir Charles Lyell
        Correspondence of Sir Charles Lyell, Ca-De

Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from William Benjamin Carpenter

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Reference Code

GB 0237 Sir Charles Lyell Gen. 109 Lyell 1/497-498

Date(s)

18 April 1863

Extent and medium of the unit of description

1

letter

Name of creator

Carpenter | William Benjamin | 1813-1885 | naturalist

Scope and Content

Scope and Content

Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from William Benjamin Carpenter, with envelope, accompanying the return of a signed book which had been sent in error. Discusses a public letter by Falconer accusing Lyell of plagiarism in his conclusions to the [book]. Refers to an item in the Athenaeum concerning the Abbeville jaw. 18 April 1863.

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