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Sir Alexander Haddow (1907-1976), Scottish experimental pathologist and oncologist

[ Sir Alexander Haddow, Scottish pathologist and oncologist. ] Autograph Letter Signed ('Alex. Haddow.') to Gerald Henderson

1p., 4to. Very good, in envelope addressed by Haddow to 'Gerald Henderson, Esq., | 14 Bloomfield Terrace, | S.W.1.' He writes: 'Ever since becoming an hon. member of the Chelsea Arts Club I have had it in mind to give a small dinner party for some of the members. This will take place in the...

£65.00
Sir James Murray [ Sir James Augustus Henry Murray ] (1837-1915), Scottish lexicographer, editor of Oxford English Dictionary [ New English Dictionary on Historical Principles; Philological Society ]

[ Sir James Murray, lexicographer, editor of the Oxford English Dictionary. ] Autograph Letter Signed ('J. A. H. Murray') to an unnamed recipient, regarding his non-authorship of a dictionary by 'John Henry Murray', Mrs. Franklin Richards, a lecture

2pp., 12mo. On aged and worn paper, with a few closed tears to edges. Twenty-six lines of text, in a neat small hand. The letter begins, possibly in reference to the 'Companion Dictionary of the English Language' by 'James Henry Murray' (12mo, London, 1892): 'Dear Sir, | The little Dictionary to...

£120.00
Sir Joseph Prestwich (1812-1896), geologist [ Victor Gustave Plarr (1863-1929), poet and editor of 'Men and Women of the Time' ]

[ Sir Joseph Prestwich, geologist. ] Autograph Letter Signed to 'Gustave', i.e. Victor Gustave Plarr, regarding 'Pebbles of white quartz'.

3pp., 12mo. Bifolium. In fair condition, lightly aged and worn. He thanks him for a copy of his 'papers', 'though I regret to say they are sealed books to me'. He explains how 'Pebbles of white quartz are originally derived from veins in the metamorphic rocks by marine action. They may occur in...

£100.00
Sir Richard Harington (1861-1931) of Ridlington, 12th Baronet, judge [ Royal Commission on the Selection of Justices of the Peace, 1910 ]

[ Sir Richard Harington, judge. ] Autograph five-page 'Suggestion', being the evidence he proposes to give, as Vice-President of the Society of Chairmen of Quarter Sessions, to the Royal Commission on the Selection of Justices of the Peace.

In fair condition, on lightly-aged and rolled paper, attached with a rusty safety-pin. ONE: Harington's 'Suggestion'. 5pp., 4to. The document begins with his CV as it relates to England, the last entry in which reads: 'Chairman of Herefordshire Quarter Sessions since October 18, 1880. V[ice]. P[...

£350.00
William Pole (1814-1900), engineer, musician, and authority on whist [ Victor Gustave Plarr (1863-1929), poet and editor of 'Men and Women of the Time' ]

[ William Pole, engineer. ] Autograph Letter Signed ('Wm. Pole') to the editor of 'Men & Women of the Time' [ Victor Gustave Plarr ] regarding his entry, with a supplementary Autograph Note Signed on the layout of the work.

ONE: Letter. 1p., 12mo. In fair condition, lightly aged and worn, with pin holes at top inner corner, and slight damp staining along one edge, affecting a few words of text. Addressed to 'The Editor of "Men & Women of the Time" | Broadway House | Ludgate Hill. E.C.' Reads: 'In compliance...

£56.00
Matthew Tindall (1657-1733), influential English Deist writer

[ Matthew Tindall, English Deist. ] Autograph Signature ('Matth Tindall') on an Exchequer receipt.

1p., 8vo. On aged and worn paper, with vertical closed tear (away from signature). Laid out in the usual style, with printed text completed in manuscript. Recording payment of three pounds on an annuity. With signature of witness 'J Thomas'.

£450.00
Maurice Thompson (1675-1745), 2nd Baron Haversham [ Lord Haversham ], soldier and Member of Parliament, Treasurer of the Excise

[ Maurice Thompson, 2nd Baron Haversham. ] Autograph Signature ('Haversham') to Exchequer receipt.

1p., 8vo. On leaf removed from an Exchequer receipt book. On aged and worn paper. Laid out in the usual way, with printed text completed in manuscript. Records payment of £15 to Haversham, as 'Assee of ffrancis Carter'. Signed at foot by witness ''.

£150.00
Nicolas Tindal (1687-1744), Chaplain to Greenwich Hospital, historian

[ Nicholas Tindal, Chaplain to Greenwich Hospital, historian. ] Autograph Signature ('N: Tindal') to Exchequer receipt.

1p., 8vo. In fair condition, aged and worn. Laid out in the usual way, with printed text completed in manuscript. Records a payment of ten pounds on an annuity, 'during the Life of Anna Maria Tindal'. With signature of witness 'Alexr. Ross'.

£180.00
Richard Onslow, 1st Baron Onslow [ Lord Onslow ]; Charles Howard, 3rd Earl of Carlisle; Sir Paul Methuen; Daniel Finch, 2nd Earl of Nottingham and 7th Earl of Winchilsea; Sir William St. Quintin

[ Lord Onslow, Chancellor of the Exchequer; Earl of Carlisle, First Lord of the Treasury. ] Autograph Signatures ('Ri:d Onslow' and 'Carlisle'), on Exchequer order, and of Sir Paul Methuen, Earl of Nottingham and Winchilsea, Sir William St. Quintin.

(The five men are: Richard Onslow (1654-1717), 1st Baron Onslow, Chancellor of the Exchequer; Charles Howard, 3rd Earl of Carlisle (c.1669-1738), First Lord of the Treasury; Sir Paul Methuen (c.1672-1757), diplomat and politician; Daniel Finch (1647-1730), 2nd Earl of Nottingham and 7th Earl of...

£250.00
Robert Darcy (1681-1721), 3rd Earl of Holderness, British peer and politician

[ Robert Darcy, 3rd Earl of Holderness. ] Autograph Signature ('Holderness') to Exchequer document.

1p., 8vo.On aged and worn paper, and with a thin tick traversing the latter part of the signature. Laid out in the usual way, with printed text completed in manuscript. Records payment of £50 to Darcy, as 'Assigne of Conyerds Darcey'. Signature at foot of 'Witness | John Thomas'.

£80.00