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Description

Letter from William Ruskin Butterfield (curator of Hastings Museum) wishing zoologist Dr. Philip Sclater many happy returns on his seventieth birthday.

Inscription

[stamped] ZOOL. SOC LOND.
RECEIVED
4 NOV 1899
ANSD. [handwritten] 5.XI.99

[handwritten] 14 Stanhope Place
St. Leonard's-on-Sea

Dear Dr Sclater,
May I venture to offer my congratulations upon your reaching your seventieth birthday, & my hope with regard to future birthdays, that you may have "many happy returns"?

I beg to remain,
Yours very truly
W. Ruskin Butterfield.

3 Nov. 1899

Notes

Alan Cole
Butterfield, William Ruskin (1872-1935). English schoolteacher, ornithologist and curator of Hastings Museum.

See https://www.conchology.be/?t=9001&id=14056

Philip Lutley Sclater (1829-1913) was an English lawyer and zoologist. He was an expert ornithologist,

See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philip_Sclater

Language

English

Associated Parties

Philip L. Sclater (recipient)

Place of Creation

East Sussex, United Kingdom, Europe

Creator

Date Created

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Collection

Science

Series

Birthdays

Zoology

Autographs

Object Type

Letter

Category

Letter

Materials

paper

Dimensions

w: 111, h: 178, d: -