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Papers of Frederick Orpen Bower
    Correspondence of Frederick Orpen Bower 1914-1917
        Correspondence of Frederick Orpen Bower, Sir Arthur William Hill to William Henry Lang

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Letter to Frederick Orpen Bower from Robert Kidston

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GB 0248 DC 002/13/172

Date(s)

10 September 1915

Extent and medium of the unit of description

1

letter

Name of creator

Kidston | Robert | 1852-1924 | honorary paleobotanist to the British Geological Survey

Scope and Content

Scope and Content

Letter to Frederick Orpen Bower from Robert Kidston who states that he is glad Bower was able to attend the funeral of David Thomas Gwynne-Vaughan and expressing his grief and sorrow at Gwynne-Vaughan's death. He refuses to do an obituary for the Royal Society of Edinburgh as he believes he did not know Gwynne-Vaughan in his early career as Bower did and suggests that Bower should give the obituary he is doing for the Linnean Society to the Royal Society of Edinburgh also.

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