Sir James Edward Smith

Standard Name: Smith, Sir James Edward


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Friends, Associates Elizabeth Cobbold
EC corresponded with members of the London scientific intelligentsia: Sir James Edward Smith , first President of the Linnean Society (who encouraged Charlotte Smith to introduce botanical information into her novels, but proved singularly unhelpful...
Literary responses Anna Miller
Her publisher, Charles Dilly , praised the work and its philanthropic author for animated warmth so honestly avowed.
Whyman, Susan E. The Pen and the People: English Letter Writers 1660-1800. Oxford University Press.
Horace Walpole wrote: The poor Arcadian patroness does not spell one word of French or Italian...


30 April 1829: John Lindley gave his inaugural lecture as...

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30 April 1829

John Lindley gave his inaugural lecture as the first professor of botany at the newly established London University .


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