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31 Jan 1880 Kentucky, United States 4 5
8 Oct 1901

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Benjamin Franklin Lyell
Jan 1852 – 4 Feb 1921
Francis Allen Duncan
28 Dec 1850 – 8 Apr 1930

Alvin Lyell
22 Apr 1894 – 2 Apr 1960
Minnie M Lyell
Nov 1891 –
Ethel S Lyell
Jan 1890 –
Melvin S Lyell
29 Jul 1889 – 25 Feb 1922
Edgar Cleveland Lyell
25 Oct 1884 – 12 Oct 1958
Joseph Benjamin Lyell
Jan 1882 – 8 Aug 1956
James T Lyell
1876 –
John R Lyell
1876 –

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Life, Letters, and Journals of Sir Charles Lyell, Bart (Volume I) - Page 234


212 SIR CHARLES LYELL. CHAP. IX. now that we were right in our speculations on the preten- due breccia, &c.; besides which, I bave now the satisfaction of having an example of marine remains at a greater height than any of Brocchi's sub-Apennines, and belonging to a formation decidedly more recent. It is annoying to find that Monticelli and Corelli have been poking about, and buy- ing shells in Ischia for years, and that they have not got half as many shells as I got during my visit, which amount to thirty species, without counting microscopics. The pro- portion of recent species is exceedingly remarkable. They alternate with the volcanic products of the old trachytic volcano Epomeo, which is surrounded by many minor vol- cu noes of a date comparatively as inferior as is that of Tartaret or Chaluzet to Mont Dore. At least Epomeo is to me as un- intelligible as Mont Dore, and the others are as perfect as the craters of Vivarrais. Unluckily their lavas go straight to the sea in ridges, and then form promontories, and are nowhere cut by torrents ; otherwise, as the date of some can be nearly determined, they would have been invaluable documents of comparison. When I have seen the parasitic volcanoes of Etna, I will resume the conclusion as to Auvergne which Ischia sug- gested. I was much gratified by finding that the dikes of basalt and compact lava, which are so numerous in the great escarpment presented by Somma towards the Atreo del Cavallo, agree with the dikes of the Hebrides and …

Life, Letters and Journals of Sir Charles Lyell, Bart (Volume 2) - Page 71


50 SIX CHARLES LYELL. CHAP. XXII. since I trust that no book has made the claims of Hutton better known on the Continent of late years than mine. As the *Edinburgh Review 9 has been so long in noticing any of my writings, it is really a great point to have at last been honoured by so very long an article, though I doubt not I have lost much by Napiers cashiering. But I have no more room to thank you now for having taken so much pains to write what I regard, in spite of the Huttonian episode, so very favourable a critique on my productions. With our joint remembrances to Mrs. Fitton, Believe me ever most sincerely yours, C harles L t e l l . To His S is t e r . Dudmaston : September 1, 1839 . My dear Sophy, After the business of the Section (at the British Association at Birmingham) on Tuesday in which I took a part, as you will see by the Athenaeum, a party of us set off by railway to Tamworth, to go twenty-seven miles before reaching Sir Robert Peels, whereas the direct road is only fourteen north of Birmingham. We first went about fifteen miles on the road to Coventry, and then turning off on a new railway lately opened to Derby, we were taken to …

Life, Letters, and Journals of Sir Charles Lyell, Bart (Volume I) - Page 170


148 SIR CHARLES LYELL. CHAP. VI. into Titus Livy, with a French translation, and (by way of supplement) began the Latin grammar last month, with an Irish teacher, resident in Paris. Whether the young lady has in truth drunk deep of the Pierian spring, I have had 110 opportunities of ascertaining, but I can see that the liquor is getting fast into her head, and will, I fear, soon render her dh disagreeable. On Saturday week Cuvier introduced me to Professor "Van Breda of Ghent, who not only drew out for me a plan of a tour in Holland, but gave me letters to all the Dutch universities, Ghent, Amsterdam, Haarlem, Leyden. He is a friend of Greenoughs, who showed him attention in London. As I finish by Ostend, I shall be glad to receive a letter from you there, as well as Rotterdam. I have had full leisure since my stay in Paris to sow all the letters of intro- duction which 1 brought from England to French people. I have not heard of Prvost since he went into the country, so I suppose his wife would not give him leave of absence. I therefore went 011 Wednesday alone, for a plea- sant excursion of …

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