James Edward Smith, Old Hummums, [Covent Garden, London], to Pleasance Smith

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Ref No GB-110/JES/COR/19/83
Title James Edward Smith, Old Hummums, [Covent Garden, London], to Pleasance Smith
Letter date 23 Mar 1809
Author(s) Sir James Edward Smith 1759-1828
Number of Pages 4

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GB-110/JES/COR/19/83 from James Edward Smith, Old Hummums, [Covent Garden, London], to Pleasance Smith (23 March 1809)

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Item Type: Document
From: Smith, Sir James Edward
Sent from: London
To: Smith, Pleasance
Summary:

His health: consulted Dr Baillie and [William George] Maton, who both confirm his ideas; Maton says that none of the College preparations of antimony are as good as James's powder. He has two patients: Sophia Goodenough and his aunt Kindersley, the latter very weak and incapable of recovery. His trip to Cambridge to see William [Fitt Drake]; meetings and dinners. His time in London; meetings and dinners. William Smith and resignation of the Duke of York [Prince Frederick (1763-1827), son of George III, resigned as Commander-in-Chief following scandal caused by mistress selling army commissions]. Bishop of Carlisle [Samuel Goodenough] made a vice-president of the Royal Society. Lady Amelia Hume suffering epileptic fits.

Letter date: 23 Mar 1809
Languages: English
Prev Ref No: 19.184
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Note
Dawson, W R (1934). "Catalogue of the manuscripts in the Library of The Linnean Society - Part I. The Smith papers: The correspondence and miscellaneous papers of Sir James Edward Smith", London: Linnean Society.