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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms alb-W:026
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  292 x 233mm
Extent:  3 foll.
Material:  paper
Attachment:  stamp
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS 1 of 4
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a - 2b
Language:  English
Place:  London
Date:  1829-09-21
Short summary:  Letter to the editor of The Lancet in answer of Thomas Stone's animadversions on phrenology.
Title:  [Dr. Spurzheim] On the heads of Burke & Hare 
Person:  Spurzheim, Johann Gaspar, 1776 (Trier)-1832 (Boston), Physician, Phrenologist, author
Person:  Wakley, Thomas, 1795 (Membury, Devon)-1862, Politician, Medical journalist, addressee
Person:  Joseph, Samuel, 1791?-1850, Sculptor, person referred to
Person:  Stone, Thomas, -1854? fl. 1831, Physician, person referred to
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  The Lancet (Periodical)
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Stone, Thomas, Observations on the phrenological development of Burke, Hare, and other atrocious murderers; measurements of the heads of the most notorius thieves confined in the Edinburgh jail and Bridewell, and of various individuals, English, Scotch, and Irish, presenting an extensive series of facts subversive of phrenology. Edinburgh, 1829. (Book)
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS 2 of 4
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  3a
Language:  English
Place:  s.l.
Date:  1840 (around)
Short summary:  Envelope addresseed to His Grace, The Duke of Richmond ... Cavendish Sq. by C Wood.
Person:  Wood, C, fl. 1835?, author ?
Person:  Wood, Charles, 1st viscount Halifax, 1800 (Pontefract)-1885 (Hickleton, near Doncaster), Politician, author ?
Person:  Lennox, Charles Gordon-, 5th duke of Richmond 5th duke of Lennox, 1791-1860 (London), Politician, Landowner, addressee
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS 3 of 4
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  3a
Language:  English
Place:  London
Date:  1824-12-17
Short summary:  Envelope addressed to The Lady E. Berkeley, Wood End, Chuchester by RW .Horton
Person:  Horton, Robert John Wilmot-, Sir 3rd baronet, 1784 (Osmaston, Derbyshire)-1841 (Sudbrooke), Colonial governor, Politician, author ?
Person:  Elizabeth, Margravine of Brandenburg-Ansbach-Bayreuth, 1750-1828 (Napoli), Travel writer, Society hostess, addressee ?
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS 4 of 4
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  3a
Language:  English
Place:  Cramond
Date:  1834-10-28
Short summary:  Envelope addressed to Mr Collings, Mr Huskisson, Eartham, Petworth. Sussex by ?.
Person:  Collings, Mr, fl. 1834, addressee
Person:  Huskisson, Mr, fl. 1834, addressee
COMMENTS
Comments:  Dimensions of foll. 1-2: 203 x 162 mm. Note in Wakley's hand on 1a and in other hand on 2b.
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