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Letter from John B. Sumner, Archbishop of Canterbury, to Adam Sedgwick, 30 May 1880-30 May 1900 (Circa. No year given)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8953/13

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Thanks for reference for Livesey, candidate for an Assistant Curator's post in the Department of Minerals, British Museum; he has not seen the work alluded to; he would soon be out of his depth 'in the wider sea of Geology'; 'Such inquiries, when arguments are based upon them, will be found to lead to very uncertain, if not dangerous, conclusions.'


  • 30 May 1880-30 May 1900 (Circa. No year given)


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