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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms alb-67:282
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  185 x 114mm
Extent:  2 foll.
Material:  paper
Attachment:  seal
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a - 1b, 2b
Language:  English
Place:  s.l.
Date:  1823-1832?
Comments to date:  Sir Charles Bell published a paper on the motions of the eye in 1823 (Philosophical transactions Vol. 113, 1823). Sor John Leslie died in 1832.
Short summary:  Has read a paper on the eye by the brother of the addressee. Dr Brewster's "narrow walk". Been perusing the addressee's work on the Scots courts.
Person:  Leslie, John, 1766 (Largo, Fife)-1832 (Coates, Fife), Natural philosopher, Mathematician, author
Person:  Bell, George Joseph, 1770 (Fountainbridge, near Edinburgh)-1843 (Edinburgh), Jurist, Legal writer, addressee
Person:  Bell, Charles, Sir, 1774 (Fountainbridge, near Edinburgh)-1842 (Hallow Park), Physician, Anatomist, Professor, person referred to
Person:  Brewster, David, Sir, 1781 (Jedburgh, Roxburgshire)-1868 (Melrose), Natural philosopher, Inventor, Academic administrator, person referred to
COMMENTS
Comments:  Note in other hand on 2b. Faint note (incorrect) in pencil in the top left corner of 1a and at the bottom of the same page.
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