Item 17 - Letter from Adam Sedgwick to Everina Frances Affleck

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Add. MS a/213/17


Letter from Adam Sedgwick to Everina Frances Affleck


  • 25 Sept. 1862 (Creation)

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4 pp.

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AS 'cannot meet Sir Roderick Murchison as a friend till he retracts, before the Geological Society, publicly and personally, a statement which he made in their printed journal'. Namely 'that in one of the greatest and most mischievous blunders ever made in the history of English Geology, I had visited him and been the cause of his mistake. In short that I was the author of the mistake' [see Roderick Murchison to WW, 28 Sept. 1862].

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