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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms alb-67:069
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  202 x 126mm
Extent:  3 foll.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS 1 of 3
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a - 1b
Language:  English
Place:  London
Date:  1858-12-24
Short summary:  Is the whole collection for sale, or just the gems?
Person:  Chaffers, William, 1811 (London)-1896 (Hampstead), Authority on hallmarks and potters' marks, author
Person:  Mayer, Joseph, 1803 (Newcastle-under-Lyme)-1886 (Bebington, Cheshire), Jeweller, Goldsmith, Collector, Antiquary, addressee
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS 2 of 3
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  2a - 2b
Language:  English
Place:  London
Date:  1859-01-06
Short summary:  Repeating question regarding sale of gems.
Person:  Chaffers, William, 1811 (London)-1896 (Hampstead), Authority on hallmarks and potters' marks, author
Person:  Mayer, Joseph, 1803 (Newcastle-under-Lyme)-1886 (Bebington, Cheshire), Jeweller, Goldsmith, Collector, Antiquary, addressee
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS 3 of 3
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  3a
Language:  English
Place:  Liverpool
Date:  1859-01-10
Short summary:  If Chaffers' friend would make a liberal offer for the whole collection it would be considered. But there are many rarities in the collection.
Person:  Mayer, Joseph, 1803 (Newcastle-under-Lyme)-1886 (Bebington, Cheshire), Jeweller, Goldsmith, Collector, Antiquary, author
Person:  Chaffers, William, 1811 (London)-1896 (Hampstead), Authority on hallmarks and potters' marks, addressee
COMMENTS
Comments:  3 letters. Two by Chaffers followed by an answer by Mayer. Note in pencil on 3b.
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