CollectionGeorge IV Private Papers
ReferenceGEO/MAIN/35849-35850
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from the Reverend William Buckland to Sir William Knighton regarding publication of 'Reliquiae Diluviande' in the 'Edinburgh Philosophical Journal'
Date[c.1823]
WriterBuckland, William, Reverend (1784 –1856)
AddresseeKnighton, William, Sir, 1st Baronet
DescriptionBuckland also mentions hyena skulls he found in a den near Torquay; lithographic prints of 'the bones of a gigantic reptile found near Blenheim [the Megalosaurus]'; the 'extraordinary fossil monster' [Plesiosaurus] purchased by the Duke of Buckingham [from Mary Anning] at Lyme Regis; and invites Knighton to view his collection of fossils and 'organic fossil remains' at Oxford.
Place Of WritingSalopian Coffee House, Charing Cross
LanguageEnglish
Extent1 document (4 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper
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