Autograph Letter Signed to the English mineralogist and geologist William Phillips (1775-1828).

Henry Kater (1777-1835), English physicist of German descent
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23 May 1823; Union Place, Regent's Park [London].

12mo: 2 pp. Very good. Addressed to 'Mr. W. Phillips' on otherwise-blank second leaf of bifolium, which carries traces of previous mount. Acknowledges 'the obliging present' of Phillips's 'valuable work on mineralogy' (the influential 'Outline of the Geology of England and Wales', 1822, written with William Conybeare).

Autograph Letter Signed to unnamed male correspondent [William <Lecardale?>]

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2 November 1848; 4 Hyde Park Gate, Kensington.

Scottish geologist (1805-98), Fellow of the Royal Society. Written in capacity as Secretary of the Geological Society. Four pages, 12mo. On grubby, stained paper discoloured with age. Second leaf of bifoliate attached to two fragments of draft replies in similar condition. 'Your very elaborate Paper on the L[ower]. Greensand Corals came before the Council yesterday for consideration: and the unanimous wish was to print it in the Journal with the fullest illustrations.

Autograph Letter Signed to [F. J.] Epps[, F.G.S.].

Margery Fisher
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26 May [no year]; on letterhead 'Old Rectory Ashton Northampton'.

Margery Lilian Edith Turner Fisher (1913-92), English novelist. 1 page, 8vo. With two folds but in good condition overall. She is enclosing 'a rather assorted MS. of my husband's paper for the <?>' and hopes 'the delay has not been too frightful for you. | He would be grateful if you could let him have 3 proofs of the galleys as soon as they are available. | If the figure is unsatisfactory, he will get it re-drawn, but he thinks it should do all right.'

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