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2011.4171
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Description

Envelope addressed by Joseph Planta to Philip Howard Ridgeway. With black seal and red postmark dated 10 May 1826.

Inscription

[postmark] FREE
10 MAR
1826

[handwritten] London March ten
1826.

Honble. Philip Howard Ridgeway
Addingbourne
Petworth
Sussex

Planta

[different handwriting] Planta died 1847

Notes

Alan Cole
Joseph Planta (1744-1827) was the Principal Librarian of the British Museum in the early 19th Century.
See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Planta_(librarian)

Language

English

Associated Parties

Philip H. Ridgeway (Recipient)

Place of Creation

No information available

Creator

Date Created

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Collection

Writers

Series

Literature

Autographs

Object Type

Envelope

Category

Envelope

Materials

paper

Dimensions

w: 150, h: 165, d: -