[ Samuel Tymms, antiquary. ] Autograph Letter Signed regarding a gift of 'tracts' to the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology & Natural History, accompanying a printed notice regarding the Institute.

Samuel Tymms (1808-1871), antiquary [ Suffolk Institute of Archaeology & Natural History ]
Publication details: 
Bury St. Edmunds. 10 June 1853.

Both items on a 12mo bifolium, with the two-page ALS on the first leaf, and the printed notice on the recto of the second. In good condition, lightly aged. The letter begins: 'The tracts you kindly design to present to our Institute may be sent to Messrs. Nichols & Son, Parliament Street, to the inclosed in my monthly parcel.' He considers Bury an 'out of the way place', where 'every scrap relating to Archaelology will be very acceptable; and we shall be additionally thankful for whatever proceeds from your pen.' The printed notice is signed in type 'Samuel Tymms, Hon. Sec.

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