Stokes

HCR diary 11.5.1825 at Green's Lincoln's Inn Fields, a large party "and a Mr Stokes a disputer and so far an unpleasant companion but said to be an able man and a man of science - the afternoon passed off very agreeably - we debated on ethnology etc etc"
Charles Stokes 1784-1853., stockbroker, collector and natural historian. His letters to Charles Babbage (DNB 1791-1871) are at British Library Add MS 37182-93. The National Portrait Gallery has an etching of him by Mary wife of Dawson Thurner (DNB 1775-1858) after Francis Chantrey (DNB 1781-1841). See Boase. Linnaean Socy 1808, Geological Socy 1811, FRS 1821