KNOWLTON, Frank Hall. 16894



Autograph Letter Signed, to Robert Kidston in Stirling, Scotland, sending “a small box containing specimens of the coal with the curious inclusions, like that sent you last summer.” 1 page 10 x 8 inches, minor marginal tears, traces of mounting. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, 30 March 1889. Frank Hall Knowlton (1860-1926), plant collector. Robert Kidston, FRS (1852 -1924), Scottish palaeobotanist. In the 1880s Kidston was asked to catalogue the Palaeozoic plant collection of the British Museum (Natural History).