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From:
Robert Chambers
To:
William Kemp
Date:
20 May 1840
Source of text:
Cambridge University Library (MS Add. 10252/3)
Summary:

The bearer of the letter, Thomas Smibert, is a friend of RC and his brother, William Chambers. RC would like WK to show him the raised beaches.

Contributor:
Ruth Cramond
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From:
Robert Chambers
To:
William Kemp
Date:
[before 4 June 1840]
Source of text:
Cambridge University Library (MS Add. 10252/4)
Summary:

The bearer of the letter, Lady Scott Douglas, wishes to see the terraces at Galashiels if she can do so without exertion. Thomas Smibert’s visit has been delayed.

Contributor:
Ruth Cramond
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From:
Robert Chambers
To:
William Kemp
Date:
4 Dec 1846
Source of text:
Cambridge University Library (MS Add. 10252/41)
Summary:

Asks for assistance investigating raised beaches on the river Tweed around Galashiels.

Contributor:
Ruth Cramond
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From:
Robert Chambers
To:
William Kemp
Date:
19 Dec 1846
Source of text:
Cambridge University Library (MS Add. 10252/42)
Summary:

Thanks for the observations WK has sent.

Contributor:
Ruth Cramond
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From:
Robert Chambers
To:
William Kemp
Date:
29 May 1847
Source of text:
Cambridge University Library (MS Add. 10252/43)
Summary:

Thanks for WK’s letter of the 27th. RC has examined the country between Melrose and Kelso.

Contributor:
Ruth Cramond
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From:
Robert Chambers
To:
William Kemp
Date:
12 June 1847
Source of text:
Cambridge University Library (MS Add. 10252/44)
Summary:

Thanks for information about Yarrow terraces. Does not think WK’s objections to the lake theory of Upper Tweeddale insurmountable.

Contributor:
Ruth Cramond
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From:
Robert Chambers
To:
William Kemp
Date:
[21 June] 1847
Source of text:
Cambridge University Library (MS Add. 10252/45)
Summary:

Requests the measurements of WK’s Eildon Terraces be sent to RC at the BAAS meeting at Oxford.

Contributor:
Ruth Cramond
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From:
Robert Chambers
To:
William Kemp
Date:
24 June 1847
Source of text:
Cambridge University Library (MS Add. 10252/46)
Summary:

Thanks for the measurements of WK’s Eildon Terraces, but would like the measurements of the beaches below No 9 more precisely.

Contributor:
Ruth Cramond
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From:
Robert Chambers
To:
William Kemp
Date:
6 July 1847
Source of text:
Cambridge University Library (MS Add. 10252/47)
Summary:

Thanks for the measurements of the intermediate Eildon terraces.

Contributor:
Ruth Cramond
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From:
Robert Chambers
To:
William Kemp
Date:
1 Aug 1847
Source of text:
Cambridge University Library (MS Add. 10252/49)
Summary:

Asks WK to send the new measurements of the Eildon terraces. RC has found terraces in Fife.

Contributor:
Ruth Cramond
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From:
Robert Chambers
To:
William Kemp
Date:
28 Sept 1847
Source of text:
Cambridge University Library (MS Add. 10252/50)
Summary:

The Glenroy terraces match WK’s measurements of the terraces on the Tweed.

Contributor:
Ruth Cramond
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From:
Robert Chambers
To:
William Kemp
Date:
16 Oct 1847
Source of text:
Cambridge University Library (MS Add. 10252/51)
Summary:

Would like to spend the following Tuesday reviewing the Eildon terraces with WK.

Contributor:
Ruth Cramond
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From:
Robert Chambers
To:
William Kemp
Date:
24 Oct 1847
Source of text:
Cambridge University Library (MS Add. 10252/52)
Summary:

Wants WK to undertake a new survey of the hill.

Contributor:
Ruth Cramond
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From:
Robert Chambers
To:
William Kemp
Date:
5 Nov 1847
Source of text:
Cambridge University Library (MS Add. 10252/53)
Summary:

Has found a fine terrace at Middleton Moor.

Contributor:
Ruth Cramond
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From:
Robert Chambers
To:
William Kemp
Date:
11 Nov 1847
Source of text:
Cambridge University Library (MS Add. 10252/54)
Summary:

The measurements differ to a startling degree. Asks WK to engage the professional surveyor at Melrose to survey the heights again.

Contributor:
Ruth Cramond
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From:
Robert Chambers
To:
William Kemp
Date:
22 Nov 1847
Source of text:
Cambridge University Library (MS Add. 10252/55)
Summary:

The surveyor’s report has left RC even more puzzled and he may have to give up the Eildons altogether.

Contributor:
Ruth Cramond
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From:
Robert Chambers
To:
William Kemp
Date:
30 Nov 1847
Source of text:
Cambridge University Library (MS Add. 10252/56)
Summary:

Has discovered Mr Mitchell’s assistant added in 28′ erroneously, but that still leaves anomalies.

Contributor:
Ruth Cramond
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From:
Robert Chambers
To:
William Kemp
Date:
8 Dec 1847
Source of text:
Cambridge University Library (MS Add. 10252/57)
Summary:

The measurements are looking better, but he would still like more checks made.

Contributor:
Ruth Cramond
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From:
Robert Chambers
To:
William Kemp
Date:
22 Dec 1847
Source of text:
Cambridge University Library (MS Add. 10252/58)
Summary:

Has now authoratative datum for height of Hawick Railway above the sea.

Contributor:
Ruth Cramond
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From:
Robert Chambers
To:
William Kemp
Date:
1848?
Source of text:
Cambridge University Library (MS Add. 10252/62)
Summary:

Memorandum: Remarks on Mr Kemp’s table.

Contributor:
Ruth Cramond