Item 116 - Letter from Charles Lyell

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Letter from Charles Lyell


  • 29 Dec. 1831 (Creation)

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2 Raymond Buildings, Gray's Inn - CL received WW's review of his work and read it with great pleasure [Review of 'Lyell's 'Principles of Geology', volume 2', Quarterly Review, 1832]. He has sent it to the printer (minus the opening sentence which he thought over the top) with a request to send a copy to the editor of the Quarterly Review [John Gibson Lockhart] and WW. If Lockhart does not like it he will send it to the Edinburgh Review.

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