Item 62 - Letter from Charles Lyell

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Letter from Charles Lyell


  • 13-14 Nov. 1831 (Creation)

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3 pp.

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Cambridge - CL encloses he received from John Gibson Lockhart. In the letter JGL is sorry that WW 'has had much reason to complain - I mean as to his paper on Jones. What used to be diffused over 3 months is now squeezed out in 3 weeks. If WW agrees to undertake a review of CL's 2nd vol. 'he may rely on my entertaining no other proposition from any quarter whatever respecting it' ['Lyell's 'Principles of Geology', vol. 2', Quarterly Review, 1832].

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Note from cataloguer: It seems that there was no room for WW's review of Jones's treatise on rent in the Quarterly Review since it later appears elsewhere - Review of 'An Essay on the Distribution of Wealth and the Sources of Taxation' by the Rev. Richard Jones, The British Critic, Quarterly Theological Review and Ecclesiastical Record, 1831.

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