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Herbert Maxwell.

Autograph Letter Signed to Douglas Sladen

Scottish writer, sportsman and naturalist (1845-1937). 4pp., 4to. He gives detailed answers to questions about members of the Douglas family and finally refers Sladen to his book, "The Story of the Tweed".

J. Arthur Thomson

Autograph Postcards Signed (x 3)2 initialled, to C.H. Grinling, labour activist

Zoologist (1861-1933). Two of the cards say very little. The third is as follows: "'Nature' remains, more or less wisely, on an altitude. Books brought ot the altar will be reviewed. Others won't. If Prof. Carr sends a copy to 'Nature', as surely should have been done on publication, the all-...

J. Wolfe Barry,

Autograph Note Signed to (Sir Frederick) Bramwell, engineer

Engineer. One page, 8vo. He asks him to use his influence in Belfast to get a job for a former pupil of his.

J.E. Alexander

Autograph Note Signed to "Grey" of the British Museum

General and military writer (1803-1885). One page, 8vo. He encloses a memorandum (?) about "Mr Fowler's Colonial Fishes of Canada" (drawings), asking if any of his friends would like to subscribe. The memorandum is written on a conjoint page and is from R.J. Fowler. He is anxious for his...

James Dewar.

Autograph Notes Signed (x 2) to Shirley Slocombe, portrait painter

Scottish natural philosopher. One page, 8vo. He finds the invitation to a lecture at the "Club" interesting but cannot manage it. He would welcome a copy of "any scientific abstract of the Lecture".

James Martineau

Autograph Note Signed to (C. Ellis)

Unitarian divine and philosopher. One page, 8vo. He alerts him that a consignment of Hymn Books had been sent to the "Maidstone Congregation", giving the binder's charge, and hoping they prove useful.

James Yates

Autograph Letters Signed to a "Dr Gray".

Unitarian and antiquary (1789-1871). (1851) invitation for Gray, his wife and nephew (1864) Another invitation, anticipating time to look at the "specimens and drawings". 2 items,

Johann Ott, editor

Catalog der Flora Bohmens nach weiland Professor Friedrich Ignaz Tausch's Herbarium Florae Bohemicae

60pp., sm. fol., foed throughout, hinge strain, covers worn, contents complete and mainly good, interleaved throughout with pages used for some annotation, with a form of bookmark throughout (finger index(?)), some annotation (correction/addition) to the text.

John Gilbert, Bishop of Salisbury (1693-1761)

Document Signed to the Duke of Kingston

Summons on the command of the King to a meeting of the Knights of the Garter the following day.

John Stuart

Autograph Letter Signed to George Chalmers, antiquary

Gaelic Scholar (1743-1821). 2pp., 4to, signs of wear not obscuring text. As notes in another hand (Chalmers?) on the reverse state, Stuart is giving answers about several parishes in Kincardineshire. He reveals sources of information (e.g. a Mr Leslie on the remains of a Roman camp, a Mr Barclay...

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