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Letter from Geikie to Murray, 10 Dec 1874

Author(s): Geikie, Sir Archibald

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Edinburgh 10th. Decr. 1874

My dear Sir


I delayed answering your
note of Monday until I should
hear from Mr. Reeks and
Professor Ramsay. The former
wrote at once and in the
same sense as his conversation
with you. I have just heard
from the latter and he expresses
himself even more strongly
than I have done. I can
assure you that this less
attractive side of Murchison
was that by which he was
known to a very large circle





of outsiders and hence no Life
of him would be fair which
did not let this side be
very decidedly seen .


But as I said in my
former note I am most
anxious to carry you with
me in this matter and I
now beg to enclose the
two pages with a number of
proposed amendments. Would
you kindly look at these
and let me know whether they
meet your views. If so would
you please return them to





me with any further emendation
that may occur to you .


I am glad to say that
a good part of the second volume
is in type and I think
I can now promise without
fail to have it ready by the
middle of January .

Yours very truly

Arch Geikie





Geikie Profr
1874 Decr 10

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Letter from Geikie to Murray, 10 Dec 1874

Document Information

Document ID 240
Title Letter from Geikie to Murray, 10 Dec 1874
Year group 1850-1900
Genre Personal writing
Year of publication 1874
Place of publication Edinburgh
Wordcount 213

Author information: Geikie, Sir Archibald

Author ID 60
Title Sir
Forenames Archibald
Surname Geikie
Gender Male
Year of birth 1835
Place of birth Edinburgh
Occupation Geologist, historian
Father's occupation Musician, shopowner
Education Some university
Locations where resident Edinburgh