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Beginning of Edward Forbes's 'Journal in Norge', 1833

Date(s): 1833

Creator(s): Forbes, Edward

Scope & Content: The journal commences 27 May 1833 'sailed from Ramsey wind NW'. The extract mentions flora and fauna and his activities on the first day of his voyage. It includes some doodles of moluscs. On the back there is a note that the original journal is in Edinburgh University Library. Dc.6.91, presented by Professor J.C. Ewart 1915. There is also a negative of a letter to Dr Johnston written from Greeba in 1843.

Administration / Biographical History: Professor Edward Forbes was born on 12 February 1815 and died on 18 November 1854.

Language: English

Extent: 1 page

Item name: Manuscript

Collection: Manuscript Archive

Level: ITEM

ID number: MS 05536/1

Retrieval number: MS 05536/1 B

Record class: Private

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