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Memoir of Leonard Horner, F.R.S., F.G.S : consisting of Letters to his Family and from Some of his Friends. Volume 1

Author: Leonard Horner; Katharine M Lyell
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Series: Cambridge library collection.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Leonard Horner (1785?1864) was a prominent geologist, educator and, later, a factory inspector. In 1833 he was appointed to the Royal Commission on the employment of children in factories, and he inspected sites around the north of England. His earlier scientific work saw him elected a fellow of the Royal Society in 1813, and he was twice president of the Geological Society. The two-volume Memoir of Leonard Horner,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Personal correspondence
Correspondence
Named Person: Leonard Horner; Leonard Horner
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Leonard Horner; Katharine M Lyell
ISBN: 9780511974809 0511974809
OCLC Number: 1030439166
Description: 1 online resource (392 pages).
Contents: 1. 1785-1811. Birth and parentage; 2. 1812-1813. Politics; 3. 1814. Journal in Holland; 4. 1815-October, 1816. Francis Horner's success in Parliament; 5. October, 1816-1817. Paris; 6. 1818-1819. Lansdowne House; 7. 1820-1823. Dr. Parr; 8. 1824-1826. Dr Parr; 9. 1827-1829. London; 10. 1830-1831. Letters from Mr. Hallam; 11. 1832-1833. Letter from Mr. Cockburn; 12. 1834-1835. Work among the factories; 13. 1837-1838. Lansdowne House; 14. 1838. Visit to Patricroft.
Series Title: Cambridge library collection.
Responsibility: Leonard Horner ; edited by Katharine M. Lyell.

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This selection from the correspondence of Leonard Horner (1785-1864), a prominent geologist, educator and factory inspector, was published by his daughter in 1890. It provides a vivid picture of this  Read more...

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