Correspondence of James Dalton

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Comprises 35 letters from James Dalton to James Sowerby, the naturalist; also, letters from W. Brunton, John Larcom, Peter Murray, and Robert Teesdale to Sowerby, and one letter from J. Wood to Dr Smith, all on aspects of natural history

Administrative / Biographical History

James Dalton (1764-1843), a Yorkshire clergyman, was a naturalist noted mainly for his expertise on mosses

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

Purchased from Mrs J.M. Eyles on 15 February 1967

Note

In English

Other Finding Aids

A rough list of the letters with some details of their contents is kept with the archive