Reference numberMS/223/48
TitleLetter from Richard Taylor, St Stephen's Norwich to Caleb Burrell Rose, Swaffham, Norfolk
Date13 April 1822
DescriptionAccompanies a paper by Altan of Edinburgh on the subject of chalk, flint and its accompanying fossils. Discusses his particular interest in the Belenite and issues about upper chalk and lower chalk. Requests Caleb Burrell Rose's annotated opinion on return of the essay. Requests specimens for his meagre collection. Two pages of handwriting by Caleb Burrell Rose have been detached from this item prior to entry to the Royal Society Collection.
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