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ID number:  WBHERB.EMH.L.10.17
Institution:  Winterbourne House and Garden
Named collection:  Winterbourne Herbarium Archive
Title / Object name:  Letter from E. M. Holmes to Professor Hillhouse.
Object type:  Letter
Date made:  1908-06-12
Materials:  Paper
Measurements:  17.7 cm x 22.8 cm

Handwritten letter from E. M. Holmes to Professor Hillhouse. Holmes is glad that Hillhouse is likely to be able to secure the whole of Holmes' seaweed books. Also mentions W H Wilkinson and a rare lichen that had been found. Holmes says that the generosty of rich men in the US to universities must be known to Mr Chamberlain and that the same should be done here and "all new universities should have a purchasing fund, to add all valuable new scientific books as they come out".

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