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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms alb-BD2:42
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  182 x 114mm
Extent:  2 foll. + portrait
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS 1 of 2
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a - 1b
Language:  English
Place:  Cambridge
Date:  1867-05-15
Short summary:  Sorry not have been introduced to the addressee. Enclosing autograph from the preface of one of his books.
Person:  Sedgwick, Adam, 1785 (Dent, Yorkshire)-1873 (Cambridge), Geologist, Mineralogist, Professor, author
Person:  Dawkins, Frances Boyd, Lady Dawkins, -1921, addressee
Person:  Dawkins, William Boyd, Sir, 1837 (Buttington, near Welshpool)-1929 (Bowdon, Cheshire), Paleontologist, Geologist, Antiquarian, person referred to
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS 2 of 2
Type of element:  portrait
Extent:  3a
Language:  English
Place:  s.l.
Date:  1860s?
Short summary:  Engraved portrait of Adam Sedgwick from preface to book.
Person:  Sedgwick, Adam, 1785 (Dent, Yorkshire)-1873 (Cambridge), Geologist, Mineralogist, Professor, portrayed
COMMENTS
Comments:  A letter with an enclosed portrait from a preface to one of the author's "Sermons". Boyd Dawkins married Frances Evans, daughter of Robert Speke Evans, in 1866.
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