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2012.087
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Description

Letter from the anatomist Richard Owen to a Mr Jepe, inviting him and his wife to dinner.

Inscription

Sheen Lodge, Richmond Park,

My dear friend,

I hope that you and Mrs Jepe will kindly keep yourselves disengaged to dine with me on Thursday 22nd, at 6 1/2. And if the evening be fine, come early to walk round the garden, this year you will find me a Bachelor; my wife & son

[overleaf] will not have returned from their tour in Germany.

Believe me,

Ever your's [sic] sincerely
Richard Owen

Notes

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

Language

English

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Place of Creation

Surrey, United Kingdom, Europe

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Date Created

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Collection

Science

Series

Meetings

Autographs

Object Type

Letter

Category

Letter

Materials

paper

Dimensions

w: 134, h: 180, d: -