Reference numberMC/13/8
Alternative reference numberMC.13.8
TitleLetter from Jos D [Joseph Dalton] Hooker and Henry N [Nottidge] Moseley, Royal Gardens, Kew, to [Thomas Henry Huxley], President of the Royal Society
Date23 January 1884
DescriptionUrging that an expedition should be sent out to collect specimens of natural products and anthropological information from various islands in the Atlantic, South Indian and Pacific Oceans. Hooker warns of the rapid 'Europeanization' of the islands and the subsequent loss of some indigenous plants and animals.

[The letter covers two papers, the second of which is labelled MC/13/8a within the volume.]
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Fellows associated with this archive
NA7983Hooker; Sir; Joseph Dalton (1817 - 1911); botanist1817 - 1911
NA6469Moseley; Henry Nottidge (1844 - 1891)1844 - 1891
NA8243Huxley; Thomas Henry (1825 - 1895)1825 - 1895
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