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(born 1980, Estonian art historian , lecturer and translator) sending his best wishes for early success, 1 side postcard, no place, 20th September His work was key in the development of the theory of structuralism and structural anthropology.
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(Thomas White, 1769-1827, Poet and Pastor) saying that "The gradually increasing infirmities of my father will have prepared you to expect his death which took place on Tuesday last at nine o'clock. My mother has been unable to write until my arrival. Will you have the kindness to inform any branches of the family residing at Totnes. It is… Read more
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thanking him for his letter, saying he had "felt sure there was some good cause of delay. The College has rendered a great service in its book on Nomenclature ...", 1 side 8vo., together with original autograph envelope postmarked Newcastle, with penny red, 7th August
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the image shows a distinguished looking bearded man, half length with one hand in his jacket and the inscription says that it is "a memento to the respected Yuliy Ivanovich Block from a sincerely devoted [signature ... K. Samus ...?] ...", 6½" x 4¼", St Petersburg, 1st January In 1889, Block visited the laboratory of Thomas Edison… Read more
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saying how sorry she is that she is not "able to be in London before the end of next week, at earliest' too late, I deeply regret, to see you. I trust that you did not 'put off' your return to India with inconvenience. I shall prove my gratitude for your most kind promise - more than… Read more
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(1789-1862, Chairman of the Midland Railway, M.P. for Leicester 1848-1852) sending him "a correspondence I have had with your great man Barlow - Wouldn't it be better to fix upon some person who has a little knowledge of geology and coal working to report upon the subject referred to in our correspondence. You will have many a serious… Read more
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(1837-1916, Scottish Jute Baron and Mathematician) saying that he had been "so very good as to say that you would let me know about Sir Edward Buck when you heard from him - how soon he was returning to London - how long he would be in London before returning to India ... when does he return to India?… Read more
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saying that he is "on the point of leaving town for a few days ... I may return by next Tuesday. If after that day I can give any deputation to Sir B. Hall in reference to the subject of your letter I shall be glad to do so as I fully coincide with your views ...", 1… Read more
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with envelope identifying the correspondent as Joseph JEKYLL, possibly the MP for Calne, (1754-1837), saying that he is glad that his "health has considerably improved and that I must have contributed something to this. I wish you total well-being and if I can further this in any way you only have to write .. you are often in… Read more
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certifying, in his capacity as "professor at the School of Medicine, chief surgeon, assistant of the hospital of La Charité, first surgeon of his Majesty the Emperor of the French ..." that "Germain La Rousserie from Neuvic, department of Corrèze, followed my classes since the month of frimaire year twelve, that he attended the visit,s and clinic of the… Read more
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venturing to send you a copy of my first book, of which I have just had some advance copies sent me (proud moment for a budding author!) ..." , he continues that he does not expect her to read it "but only that you accept it as the only thing I have at present to offer in return for… Read more
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saying that "Large Jewish centers of our rich tradition, Germany, Austria, Poland with more than its three million Jews, and now Holland and Belgium, have ruthlessly been destroyed before our very eyes. The creation of a Hebrew Literary Foundation has thus become the imperative necessity of the present events so tragic for world Jewry when America remains practically the… Read more
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under his name and title as President of the Royal Academy of Italy sending his "most sincere thanks and devoted respects ...", 1 side card 4" x 2½", together with an unsigned memorial postcard photo showing him head and shoulders in profile 6" x 4", no place, no date The Royal Academy of Italy was a short-lived… Read more
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showig him head and shoulders, smiling, wearing a polo neck jumper, with his compliments slip and envelope addressed to David Milner, 5¼" x 3½", no place, no date but postmarked 25th October
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showing him full length, standing by a chair wearing an overcoat, 3¾" x 2¾", no place, no date He married Georgina Elizabeth Hayter, daughter of the Victorian court painter Sir George Hayter and they had 3 children Achille (George), Adolphe and George (Albert).
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(1859-1948, Italian Admiral and Navy Minister) with autograph subscription, inviting "your excellence to attend the visit of the collection of scientific documents gathered by the National Research Council for the World Exhibition in Chicago. The visit will take place on the next 21st at 5 PM, Via Crescenzion n° 19 (near Piazza Adriana). ...", 1 side 4to.,… Read more
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(1859-1948, Italian Admiral and Navy Minister) thanking him for his letter about "the conferment of the honour of Officer of the Order of the Crown of Italy to the gentleman Edmund Wessermann, Treasurer of the National Academic Union. The interested party has been duly informed, and express your excellence the feeling of his sincere gratitude ...",… Read more
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with an illustration of a bull and a cow smartly dressed up, the bull is holding his knife and fork out moving towards a steaming plate with a girl's leg on it, the signatures are on both sides, 11" x 8", Chelsea Art's Club, 30th April Fleming was knighted for his scientific achievements in 1944. In… Read more
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image of Autograph Letter in the third person (Sir William James, 1833-1917, 2nd Baronet and Bengal Civil Servant,

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enclosing a "postal order for £1.1 in payment of his subscription to the Wycliff Society for the past year ." 1 side sm. 8vo., Lawn Upton, Littlemore, 9th February He was the grandson of astronomer William Herschel, and the son of John Herschel, also an astronomer. His father asked him to choose a career other than astronomy,… Read more
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image of Autograph Letter Signed to Mr Slade, (William, 1812-1894, Geologist)

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saying that his "order and cheque are duly to hand, and I havehis moment sent the necessary instructions to the ... Printers. You will, no doubt, receive the publications in a day or two ...", Torquay, 21st November Pengelly's most significant contribution to science was his work on caves in Devon and their human occupation. … Read more
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