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Reference numberMC/12/295
LevelItem
TitleLetter from W T [William Turner] Thiselton Dyer, Assistant Director of Royal Gardens, Kew, to W [William] Spottiswoode, President of the Royal Society, Burlington House
CreatorThiselton-Dyer; Sir; William Turner (1843-1928); British botanist; third director of the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew
Date10 January 1883
DescriptionExpressing the hope that the Meteorological Observatory at Kew could be renamed the Richmond Observatory. The name has caused some confusion in deliveries and visitors as they find themselves at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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Extent3p
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueMS/427/251
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA7968Thiselton-Dyer; Sir; William Turner (1843 - 1928)1843 - 1928
NA7690Spottiswoode; William (1825 - 1883)1825 - 1883
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