Travel and Topography

Autograph letter signed to A. Byham,

Captain William Scarfe Moorsom
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23 Sept [?], 17½ Great George Street, Westminster.

Civil engineer (1804-63). 2 pp, 12mo. "Dear Sir / Will you excuse the Son of your old Surveyor General so far as to send me a printed copy of the regulations under which Boys come for examination at Woolwich Academy: My Boy will probably be finding his way there & I want to prepare him to meet the Points of examination: - If you have not any of the printed copies perhaps by passing this not into an adjoining room you will be able to send one by my messenger who will wait, & you will much oblige yours faithfull / W. S. Moorsom".

The Origin of the Dutch: with a Sketch of their language and literature, and short examples

Rev. J. Bosworth
Publication details: 
London, 1836

32pp., cr.8vo, ltd ed (100), dark green cl. sl. sunned and dusted, sl. hinge str., mainly g+

One Autograph Letter, third person and one Autograph Letter Signed, to Dr Mahon and T. Phillips (portrait painter)

Charles, Earl Whitworth
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6 May 1820 and 18 Nov. 1822.

Diplomat and Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland (1752-1825). 2 & 4pp., 8vo. (1820) He expresses gratitude for Mahon's part in getting him membership of the Society of Antiquaries, and discusses his future resolves in its regard. (1822) He renews a request for a portrait of Sir Walter Scott to hang at Knole, and goes into some detail. 2 items,

Autograph note signed to unknown correspondent (name removed).

Robert Curzon.
Publication details: 
24 Arlington St, 28 May 1867.

Traveller, discoverer of manuscripts, diplomat and author, fourteenth Baron Zouche (or de la Zouche) of Harringworth (1810-1873). One page, 12mo, good condition though name of correspondent removed. "I shall have great pleasure in accepting your kind invitation to dinner on the 6th of June. If I am not at Paris at that time. I do not expect to be there, but am not quite certain. I will write again in case I should go."

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