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1860. The Allan-greg Cabinet of Minerals.

Collected, mainly, by R. H. Greg, of Manchester. Purchased by the Trustees.

(lxiii)

1860. The Gardner Herbarium of Brazil.
[See Book III, Chapter 4.]

(lxiv)

1860. The Cyrene Marbles.

Discovered, and excavated by Lieutenants R. M. Smith, and Porcher, under firmans from Constantinople, and at the charge of the Trustees, in 1860 and subsequent years.

[See also No. Lxvi under the year '1863,' and
Book III, Chapter 3.]

(LXV)

1862. The Haeberlein Fossils.

Collected by Haeberlein. Brought from Solenhofen; and Purchased by the Trustees.

1863. The Sicilian Antiquities.

Discovered and excavated by George Dennis (Her Majesty's Consul at Benghazi), under direction from the Foreign Office, in 1862 and subsequent years. Presented

by Earl Russell.

[See Book III, Chapter 4.]

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1863. The Bowring Collection of Foreign In- ^0ttm

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Collected by John Bowring. Presented by the Collector.

The Collector obtained a large portion of this fine Cabinet of Entomology during his own travels in India, Java, and China. It consists chiefly of Coleopterous insects.

(lxviii)

1864. The Wigan Cabinet of Coins.

Collected and Presented by Edward Wigan.
[See Book III, Chapter 3.]

(lxix)

1864. The Rhodian Marbles.

Excavated, at the charge of the Trustees, by MM. Salzmann and Biliotti, in 1863 and subsequent years.

(lxx)

1864. The Cureton Oriental Manuscripts.

Collected by the late William Cureton, D.D.

(Died 17 June, 1864). Purchased by the Trustees from his
Executors.

[See Book III, Chapter 3.]

(LXXl)

1864. The Wright Herbarium of Cuba and New Mexico.

[See Book III, Chapter 4.]

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1864. The Tristram Cabinet of the Zoology of the Holy Land.

Collected by the Reverend H. B. Tristram, M.A.

Presented by the Collector.

[See Book III, Chapter 4.]

(lxxiti)

1865. The Hebrew Library of Almanzi.

This valuable series of Hebrew Manuscripts, &c. was collected by the late Joseph Almanzi, of Padua; and was purchased by the Trustees of his Executors.

[See Book III, Chapter 4.]

(lxxiv)

1865. The Erskine Oriental Manuscripts. Collected by William Erskine, during his residence in India. Purchased by the Trustees.

[See Book III, Chapter 4.]

(lxxv)

1865. The Malcolm Persian Manuscripts.

Collected by Sir John Malcolm (Died 31 May, 1833) during his Embassy to Persia. Purchased by the Trustees.

[See Book III, Chapter 4.]
(lxxvi)

1865. The Kokscharow Minerals.

Collected by Colonel de KokscharOW. Purchased by the Trustees.

[See Book III, Chapter 4.]

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1865. The Ephesian Marbles. Ikthoduc

Excavated, at the charge of the Trustees, by ViceConsul Wood.

[See Book III, Chapter 3.]

(lxxviii)

1865. The Christy Pre-historic and Ethnological Mttseum.

Collected and Bequeathed by Henry Christy (Died 4 May, 1865).

[See Book III, Chapter 4.]
(lxxix)

1865. The Bank of England Cabinet of Coins and Medals.

[See Book III, Chapter 1.]
(lxxx)

1865. Witt's Ethnic Museum.

Collected and Presented by Henry Witt.
[See Book III, Chapter 4.]

(lxxxi)

1866. The Blacas Museum.

Collected by the Dukes Of Blacas (The elder Collector died in 1839; the younger, in 1865). Purchased, by the Trustees, of the heirs of the Survivor.

[See Book III, Chapter 4.]

(LXXXIl)

1866. The Woodhouse Museum.

Collected by James WoodhOUSe, Her Majesty's Treasurer at Corfu (Died February, 1866). Bequeathed by the Collector.

[See Book III, Chapter 4.]
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1866. The Cuming Conchological Collection.

Collected by Hugh Cuming (Died 1866). Acquired by the Trustees in 1866, partly by gift, and partly by purchase, under the directions of the Collector's Will. [See Book III, Chapter 4.]

(lxxxiv)

1867. The Hawkins Collection Op English PoliTical And Historical Prints.

Collected by Edward Hawkins (Died 1867).

Purchased by the Trustees.

[See Book III, Chapter 1.]

(lxxxv)

1868. The Abyssinian Antiquities and Manuscripts.
Acquired by the Trustees during and after the

Abyssinian War; partly by gift from the British
Government, and partly by the researches of the
Representative of the Trustees in the British Camp.
Another and a very valuable portion of the Abyssinian
Manuscripts came to the India Office, by the gift of
Lord Napier of Magdala; and by the Secretary
of State for India was given to the British Museum.
[See Book III, Chapter 4.]

Book I,

Chap. I. IntroducTion.

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