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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms alb-25:098
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  186 x 111mm
Extent:  2 foll.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a - 2b
Language:  English
Place:  London
Date:  1827
Comments to date:  The first general meeting would have been held in 1827. (- Perhaps the letter may have a connection with the laying of the foundation stone for University College of London on April 30, 1827, a Monday)
Short summary:  Too exhausted, inter alia by the first general meeting of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, to attend dinner. His views on public dinners.
Person:  Brougham, Henry Peter, 1st Baron Brougham & Vaux, 1778 (Edinburgh)-1868 (Cannes), Lord Chancellor, author
Person:  Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex, 1773 (Buckingham Palace)-1843 (Kensington Palace), person referred to
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Society)
COMMENTS
Comments:  Undated. No addressee.
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