Reference numberMC/4/1
TitleCopy letter from [Gilbert Elliot, 2nd Earl of] Minto, to William [Jackson] Hooker
Date4 January 1844
DescriptionConcerning the publication of details of the botanical collections of Hooker's son, [Joseph Dalton] Hooker made during the Antarctic Expedition with James Clark Ross of 1839. Elliot recommends direct communication with Sir Robert Peel or Lord Haddington in the Admiralty for more appreciation of the acquisition.
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Fellows associated with this archive
NA3321Hooker; Sir; William Jackson (1785 - 1865); botanist1785 - 1865
NA1194Elliot; Gilbert (1782 - 1859); 2nd Earl of Minto1782 - 1859
NA7948Ross; Sir; James Clark (1800 - 1862)1800 - 1862
NA7983Hooker; Sir; Joseph Dalton (1817 - 1911); botanist1817 - 1911
NA7814Peel; Sir; Robert (1788 - 1850)1788 - 1850
NA5132Hamilton; Thomas (1780 - 1858); 9th Earl of Haddington1780 - 1858
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