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Reports, circulars and memoranda on the organisation of the Great Exhibition

George Bentham (1800-84)

18 Nov 1858. Copy of a memorial regarding Public Natural History Collections 18 Nov 1858

Loose printed paper | 1 document (4 pages) (whole object) | RC/H/1/A/1/37

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Copy of a memorial, addressed to the Right Honourable the Chancellor of the Exchequer, regarding the necessity of removing the Natural History Departments from the British Museum. Includes annotations. Written by a group of Zoologists and Botanists including; George Bentham, George Busk, William Carpenter, Charles Darwin, W.H. Harvey, Arthur Henfrey, J.S. Henslow, Thomas Huxley and John Lindley