Sir Roderick Impey Murchison correspondence, 1829-1871 1829-1871

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Sir Roderick Impey Murchison correspondence, 1829-1871, 1829-1871

Sir Roderick Impey Murchison correspondence, 1829-1871 1829-1871

Series I is a miscellaneous collection of letters concerning geology, geological exploration of Russia, entomology, glaciers, appointments in the British Museum, Geological Society of London business, Royal Geographical Society, references to David Livingstone, and zoology. Series II consists of letters written from America, to Murchison, discussing geology, natural history, and contemporary topics.

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