Hepworth Dixon to George Finlay, 26 Sep 1855

Department Archive
Collection George Finlay Papers
Reference No. FIN/GF/B/06/078
Level Sub-item
Dimensions 11 x 18 cm
Dates 26 September 1855
Scope and Content Hepworth Dixon to George Finlay. Athenaeum Office, London, 26 September 1855. Announces impending visit to Athens.
Notes Greece was one of the last European countries to adopt the newer Gregorian calendar. For most of the nineteenth century, the Julian calendar was 12 days behind the Gregorian. British correspondents in the Finlay Collection tend to use the newer calendar. Letters with two dates 12 days apart, eg. 24 April / 6 May 1828, refer to both the Julian and Gregorian calendars.