Sykes, Colonel (William Henry), 1790-1872

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1804-1833 Bombay Army; 1824-1831 Statistical Reporter to the Government of Bombay; 1857-1872 Member of Parliament for Aberdeen.

Epithet: Lieutenant-Colonel, MP, naturalist and author

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000679.0x00035e

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creatorOf Irvine, Alexander, 1863-1941. Autograph Collection of Alexander Irvine. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Hutton, William, 1797-1860. Letters, 1821-1852. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Vol. CLXXV (ff. 367). Feb.-Apr. 1863.Henry Richard Charles Wellesley, 1st Earl Cowley: Correspondence with Sir A. H. Layard: 1846-1881.includes:ff. 1, 155, 197 William Perry, Consul-General Venice; Knight 1872: Letters to Sir A. H. Layard: 1861-1866... British Library
referencedIn John Edward Gray papers, 1783-1884, 1783-1884 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Vol. IX. (ff. 578). 1837-Sept. 1838.includes:f. 1 Sir James South, astronomer: Correspondence with C. Babbage: 1821-1866, n.d. ff. 3, 23, 543, 545, 560 George Peacock, Dean of Ely: Letters to C. Babbage: 1816-1850. ff. 6, 7 A. G. Pond, wife of J Po..., 1837-1838 British Library
referencedIn William Hutton letters, 1821-1852, 1821-1852 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Vol. X. (ff. 696). Oct. 1838-Dec. 1841.includes:f. 1 Sir Benjamin Collins Brodie, 1st Baronet: Letters to C. Babbage: 1834-1861. ff. 3, 115, 534 Robert Vaughan Richards, barrister: Letters to C. Babbage: 1831-1841. ff. 5, 389 Julius Jeffreys: Lett... British Library
referencedIn Vol. XII. (ff. 551). 1844-May, 1847.includes:ff. 1, 15, 25, 96, 111, 122, 137, 142, 148, 295, 297, 336, 343, 478, 482, 546 Sir Charles Lyell, 1st Baronet; geologist: Letters to C. Babbage: 1826-1854. f. 2 Reverend William Pulling: Letter to C. Babba..., 1844-1847 British Library
referencedIn Vol. XIII. (ff. 659). June, 1847-Dec. 1851. British Library
referencedIn Vol. CLXXIV (ff. 369). Sept. 1862-Jan. 1863.Henry Richard Charles Wellesley, 1st Earl Cowley: Correspondence with Sir A. H. Layard: 1846-1881.includes:f. 5 Count Rudolph Apponyi,; Austrian ambassador in London: Correspondence with Sir A. H. Layard: ... British Library
creatorOf Herschel Family. Papers, 1721-1951, (bulk 1810-1871). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Sir John F. W. Herschel papers, 1810-1917 (inclusive), 1830-1866 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Babbage, Charles, 1791-1871. Correspondence. Vol. XIV, 1852-Sept. 1854. British Library
referencedIn Robert Hare papers, 1764-1858, 1764-1858 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Letters received by Horace Hayman Wilson, orientalist, 1812-1860 British Library
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associatedWith Gray, John Edward person
associatedWith Hare, Robert, 1781-1858 person
associatedWith Herschel Family. family
associatedWith Herschel, John F. W. (John Frederick William), Sir, 1792-1871 person
associatedWith Hutton, William, 1797-1860. person
associatedWith Irvine, Alexander, 1863-1941. person
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Mexico, Central America
Cochin-China, Asia
United States of America
Sarawak, South East Asia
China, Asia
China, Asia
Persia, Asia Minor
Morocco, North Africa
United States of America
Brazil, South America
Morocco, North Africa
Borneo, Indonsesia
Paris, France
Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
Tahiti, Pacific Ocean
Gibraltar, Spain
Malta, Europe
Serbia, Europe
Poland, Europe


Birth 1790-01-25

Death 1872-06-16




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