RepositoryRoyal Archives
CollectionGeorge IV Private Papers
Record TypeCorrespondence
ReferenceGEO/MAIN/35849-35850
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
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