Item 43 - Letter from R. Gwatkin to William Whewell

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Letter from R. Gwatkin to William Whewell


  • 2 Nov. [1841?] (Creation)

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Bequest of William Whewell, 1866.

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Barrow Vicarage - Presenting a work in which he attempts to reconcile 'modern geology and the scriptural account of the creation, as given in Genesis 1'; congratulates him on becoming Master of Trinity.

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      Tipped on to the title page of Gwatkin's An exposition of the first chapter of Genesis (London, 1842), shelfmark 164.c.84.23[7].

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