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Description

Letter from the anatomist Richard Owen to Sir Frederic Madden, requesting that a Mrs Mainwaring be allowed to inspect some of the illuminated manuscripts at the British Museum.

Inscription

[letter]
[printed in green] Sheen Lodge Richmond Park
MORTLAKE

[handwritten] Oct. 10. 1860.

Dear Sir Frederic

Will you kindly allow Mrs Lee Mainwaring the privilege of unspecting some of the illuminated MSS.

and oblige,
your's [sic] very truly,
Richard Owen

[envelope] Sir Fred. Madden, KH. FRS,
Manuscript Department,
British Museum

R. Owen.

Notes

Alan Cole
Sir Richard Owen (1804-92) was a comparative anatomist and paleontologist.
See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Owen


Sir Frederic Madden 1801-73) was an English palaeographer.
See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederic_Madden

Language

English

Associated Parties

Sir Frederic Madden (Recipient)

Place of Creation

Surrey, United Kingdom, Europe

Creator

Date Created

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Collection

Science

Series

British Museum

Libraries

Autographs

Object Type

Letter

Category

Letter

Materials

paper

Dimensions

w: 113, h: 180, d: -