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Forests and forestry -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Records:

Correspondence and writings about forestry

Call Number: MS E234

Account of Sylvester Douglas Glenbervie’s experiments in planting the New Forest, the Forest of Dean, and other royal forests with ship-timber, 1808-1814; report on state of the forests in 1819; brief history of royal forests. Also includes letters about timber-growing, forest management, etc. by Glenbervie and others, found laid into the volume of his Account.

Dates: 1820; and 1813, 1844, 1860, 1874, 1882, 1886, 1896

Nineteenth century copies of letter drafts

Call Number: MS P685

These two handwritten copies of drafts of partial letters were written by the same hand and at one time bound in separate letter books. Both the writer(s) and the recipient(s) of the original letters are unknown. The first draft, dated 1795, is about art and the picturesque philosophy of William Gilpin (1724-1804). The second draft describes visits to Mongewell Park House in Oxfordshire, England and Needwood Forest in Staffordshire, England.

Dates: approximately 1820