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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms gb-01168
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  223 x 185mm
Extent:  2 foll.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a-2b
Language:  English
Place:  Cambridge
Date:  1781-06-28
Short summary:  Literary discussion on several books, primarily travel books, plans for future translations etc.
Person:  Martyn, Thomas, 1735 (Cambridge)-1825 (Pertenhall, Bedfordshire), Botanist, Professor, author
Person:  Ashby, W., Clergyman, addressee
COMMENTS
Comments:  Some of the books discussed are: "Voyages dans les Alpes. précédés d'un Essai sur l'histoire naturelle des environs de Genève. Par Horace-Bénédict de Saussure, Neuchâtel, 1780"; "Histoire de la guerre des Alpes, ou campagne de 1744, par les armées combinées d'Espagne et de France, etc., SAINT-SIMON. Maximilien Henri de. Marquis, Amsterdam, 1770. 4o." Document pasted on cardboard together with press cuttings and handwritten notes on Thomas Martyn.
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