[Lord Lister [Joseph Lister, 1st Baron Lister], distinguished medical pioneer.] Autograph Note Signed to ‘Reynolds’, accepting an invitation.

Lord Lister [Joseph Lister (1827-1912), 1st Baron Lister], distinguished British doctor, medical scientist, pioneer of antiseptic surgery, President of the Royal Society
Publication details: 
30 June 1883. On letterhead of 12 Park Crescent, Portland Place [London].
SKU: 25739

See his entry in the Oxford DNB. 1p, 16mo. In good condition, lightly aged, with minor traces of mount on reverse. Folded once for postage. Good bold signature. Reads ‘My dear Reynolds, / I accept with much pleasure your kind invitation for Friday, July 6th., at 8 o’clock. / Yours very truly, / Joseph Lister’. On reverse, in a contemporary hand: ‘Distinguished surgeon from Edinburgh [sic]’. See Image.