Sir Edward Newton: papers, 1854-1895
Scope and Contents
[1-5] Journals:  1858 (numbered pp. 200-334);  1859-65 (pp. 398-633);  1861-64 (pp.601-870);  29 OCT 1864 Â JUN 1876 (pp.871-975);  1877-95 (pp. 2000- 2559). [6-11] Letter books, carbon copies of out-letters:  1861-63, with (ii-iii) draft letters to J. PLANT, JULES XAVIER, 1862;  1863-64;  1865-66;  1869-71;  1871-79;  1879-82, with (ii-vii) list of birds wanted by Milner Edwardes, 1879; MRS. CHARLES HOLLWEY to EN (1882) (iii-iv); Colonial Bank receipts.  MS account by EN of taking of two golden eagle eggs and nest in Argyllshire, 1854. [13-24] Lists of bird skins and eggs, from St. Croix, Madagascar, Mauritius, Seychelles.  Draft, Birds of Mauritius.  Extract from Hartie's diary in Madagascar, 14 NOV 1823.  George Clark, 'Account of the late discovery of Dodos' remains in the Island of Mauritius' Â 'set up for Ibis, 15/2/65'.  'Description of some new species of birds from the Seychelles Islands', 1867.  MS address in French to Royal Society of Arts and Sciences of Mauritius, 9 MAR 1872, and notes.  EN, printed evidence to a committee chaired by the Duke of Somerset inquiring into slavery in Madagascar, 17 MAR 1876.  Certificate of honorary membership of Society of Arts & Sciences of Mauritius, 1878.  Parliamentary Paper, 'Copies or extracts of papers relating to the congratulatory mission to King Radama of Madagascar, on his accession to the Throne in 1861 Â ', 28 JUL 1863.  Printed account, Madagascar, pp.1-28 only (incomplete). [34-38] Mauritian newspapers: The Overland Commercial Gazette, 9 AUG 1862, 6 JUL 1863, 18 APR 1867, 13 DEC 1872; The Mercantile Record and Commercial Gazette, 1 MAR 1878.  Pamphlet, EN, Presidential address to Norfolk & Norwich Naturalists' Society, reprinted from Transactions, iv.  Stanford's New map of Sebastopol, and the surrounding country, December 1854, 2nd edition.  Draft letter, in pencil, n.d.
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