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Owen, Richard
SEC/2/1/61 · File · 1833-1835
Part of ZSL Secretaries

Letters from Richard Owen regarding remarks on Bennett's edition of White's Natural History of Selborne, proofs of Bennett's paper with appreciation of his opinion on the value of Ousimile on Macr. Porryi, additions and alterations to notes on Hyrax, his omitted note of the salivary bags of the Armadillo from the written report of its dissection, MS of Clavagella, plans of the Monkey House and whether it is heated by hot air or steam, arrangements at the Garden to facilitate repetition and extension of experiments by Mr Hunter in 1725/6/7 to determine the relations subsisting between Wolf, Jackall and Dog, examination of 'your little feli-viverrine quadruped, bones of Touraco and drawings of Terebratala for the Zoological Society of London, East India Goats for sale by Mr Evans Riadone, an introduction to Mr Meade, a senior student at St Bartholomew's and a comparative anatomist and articulator of skeletons who wished to become a candidate for the College of Surgeons curatorship, and a request for Bennett to check a reference to 'Zoologie de la Caquille'

Miller, Alexander
SEC/2/1/56 · File · 1833-1836
Part of ZSL Secretaries

Letters from Alexander Miller of the Zoological Gardens regarding a Chinese Pheasant which escaped and had been running in Park Street, Camden Town, an escape from the Dove House, the removal of an oak fence on the southern boundary, the health of a Rhinoceros, the Society's Cashmere Goat, his visit to City Road Basin, the purchase of a Chimpanzee, a visit by the Queen to the Gardens, a stillborn Rhesus Monkey, dimensions of the back of a new den for the Elephant and Rhinoceros, the cost of laying the floor of the Elephant and Rhinoceros House, the death of a Chimpanzee and the return of John Woodbridge with Cranes and Leopards

Harvey, J B
SEC/2/1/31 · File · 1834-1835
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Letters from J B Harvey providing a list of specimens of fish and shells that he collected. He appreciates his election as corresponding member of the Zoological Society of London and encloses varieties of concology from Devonshire. He encloses a few more specimens and expects to commence dredging shortly. He asks for information as to the best means for preservation