File 3 - Letters mainly relating to the publication of drawings and donations to ZSL

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Letters mainly relating to the publication of drawings and donations to ZSL


  • 1858-1874 (Creation)

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10th and 29th June and 19th July 1858 Letters. Mitchell (ZSL) to Hodgson January 1865 List of donations of inventories to various societies and universities. 20th July 1867 Letter from A Gunther (BM) re printing of memorandum 30th January 1870 GFS Marshall to Hodgson 7th February 1870 Grote to Hodgson about conversation with Marshall 7th February 1870 Unsigned letter suggesting sending drawings to Hume 2nd February 1870 Hodgson to Marshall 11th February 1870 Hodgson to Marshall March 1870 Proposal for publication by Allan Hume (Joseph Hume's son) of an illustrated history of Indian birds. Estimated cost £20,000. Passed on to Hodgson with comment that "it does seem to be a hopeless business". 12th April 1870 Letter from GFS Marshall to Hodgson referring to publication of a pamphlet by Hume and noting Hodgson's wish to subscribe to Hume's proposed illustrated history. 20th May (1870) Marshall to Hodgson expressing faith shaken in quality of Hume's "illustrated work". 13th July 1874 List of annotated drawings sent to ZSL 13th July 1874 Receipt by ZSL of list of drawings 20th July 1874 Acknowledgment by ZSL of receipt of drawings Undated Letter to Hodgson from Sec. ZSL stating that Hodgson's annual subscription for membership of ZSL would be £2. 12th August 1874 Letter of thanks for presentation of drawings to ZSL 12th August 1874 From Slater (Sec. ZSL) notifying Hodgson of admission as Fellow of ZSL

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          Used to be GB 0814 ZFAK

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