Reference numberMS/743/1/45
TitleLetter from David Brewster, View Bank, Trinity, Edinburgh, to [John Hall] Gladstone
Date30 March 1860
DescriptionThanking Gladstone for information and the kindness he had shown in the lighthouse controversy. Notes how the matter and the opposition of the Stevensons prevented his election to the Presidency of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. He believes he can substantiate every statement in his advertisement especially concerning the dangerous Bell Rock Lighthouse. Does not beleieve that Gladstone appreciates the 'malignity' of the Stevensons.
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NA7450Brewster; Sir; David (1781 - 1868); natural philosopher1781 - 1868
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