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William Silver: Letters by him

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6650
Scope and Contents

Extracts from letters written while travelling with the Duke of Bedford and others on the continent, between 1 December 1813 and June 1827, written in a contemporary hand, 182 folios: p. iii: portrait of Silver; p. vi: dedication to his wife; p. ix: list of places from which the letters were sent; p. x: extracts from obituary notices regarding Silver.

Dates: 1813-1827
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Names
Guillemard, Francis Henry Hill, 1852-1933 (traveller, writer and naturalist) 2
Baly, William, 1814-1861 (physician) 1
Banks, Sir Joseph, 1743-1820 (Baronet and naturalist) 1
Benson, Stella, 1892-1933 (writer) 1
Binnie, David Carr, fl. 1873 (traveller) 1
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Blake, Lady Edith, 1845-1926 (wife of Sir Henry Blake) 1
Boëncourt, Gaillard de, fl.1752 (ensign in the expedition sent by the French to the relief of Danzig) 1
Brand, Thomas, 1751-1814 (Chancellor of Lincoln Cathedral) 1
Cambridge University Explorers' and Travellers' Club 1
Clinch, Herbert, ? 1899-1978 (magistrate and trade unionist) 1
Coe, William, 1662-1729 (landowner and Quaker) 1
Conway, George Robert Graham, 1873-1951 (civil engineer and historian) 1
Cowell, Edward Byles, 1826-1903 (orientalist) 1
Cumming, Constance Fredereka Gordon, 1837-1924 (travel writer) 1
Darwin, Sir Francis Sacheverell, 1786-1859 (Justice of the Peace and Deputy Lieutenant) 1
Ettlinger, Ellen, 1902-1994 (authority on folklore) 1
Frend, William, 1757-1841 (unitarian reformer and scientific writer) 1
Gordon-Cumming, Constance Frederica, 1837-1924 (travel writer and painter) 1
Harker, Alfred, 1859-1939 (petrologist) 1
Harland, Walter Brian, 1917-2003 (geologist) 1
Harwood, John, 1660-1731 (Fellow of the Royal Society) 1
Hill, Reginald Pyndar, 1820-1887 (clergyman) 1
Hoare, Sir Richard Colt, 1758-1838 (2nd Baronet, historian and archaeologist) 1
Ingram, Edward Maurice Berkeley, 1890-1941 (politician) 1
Jacob, Edward Ian Claud, Sir, 1899 - 1993 (Knight, Lieutenant-General) 1
James, II, 1633-1701 (King of Great Britain and Ireland) 1
Keating, Sir Henry Singer, 1804-1888 (knight, judge) 1
Kinglake, Alexander William, 1809-1891 (MP and historian) 1
Malthus, Thomas Robert, 1766-1834 (political economist) 1
Mcculloch, John Ramsay, 1789-1864 (statistician and economist) 1
Mill, James, 1773-1836 (philosopher) 1
Miller, Harriet Susan, fl c 1856 1
Miller, William Hallowes, 1801-1880 (mineralogist) 1
Oliphant, Margaret Oliphant Wilson, 1828-1897 (novelist and biographer) 1
Paine, Ronald Wood, 1903-1992 (entomologist) 1
Palmer, Roger, 1634-1705 (Earl of Castlemaine, diplomat and author) 1
Pickering, Sir George White, 1904-1980 (Knight, Master of Pembroke College, Oxford, professor) 1
Playfair, William Henry, 1790-1857 (architect) 1
Plumptre, James, 1771-1832 (playwright and Church of England clergyman) 1
Ricardo, David, 1772-1823 (MP and economist) 1
Romaine, William Govett, 1815-1893 (lawyer and civil servant) 1
Russell, John, 1792-1878 (1st Earl Russell, prime minister and author) 1
Sanderson, Bowater, d 1755 (naval officer) 1
Silver, William, b 1870 1
Smart, John, fl 1910-1953 (entomologist) 1
Tennyson, Alfred, 1809-1892 (1st Baron Tennyson, poet) 1
Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863 (novelist) 1
Wells, John, fl 1802 1
West, Jane, 1758-1852 (née Iliffe, novelist, poet) 1
Wolff, Sir Henry Drummond Charles, 1830-1908 (Knight, politician and diplomat) 1
Woods, Joseph, 1776-1864 (architect and botanist) 1
Wright, Henry Charles Seppings, 1850-1937 (artist and war correspondent) 1
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