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Funeral of Professor Huxley

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IN accordance with his own wish, the late Prof. Huxley was buried at the Marylebone Cemetery, Finchley, last Thursday afternoon. The coffin came up from Eastbourne in the morning, and the numerous mourners assembled at the cemetery to meet it. Wreaths from members of the family, and from friends and fellow workers of the great naturalist whose loss we mourn, covered the coffin. The Royal College of Science, with which Huxley was connected so many years, sent a large wreath, and there were also wreaths from Lady Hooker, Mrs. Tyndall, the members of the staff at the Royal Gardens, Kew, Mr. Herbert Spencer, Sir Henry Thompson, Sir Henry Roscoe, Messrs. Macmillan, and the Editor of NATURE, among others.

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