A typical letter handwritten by author in English and signed by author.
An original MS
Pages with text: 2
Transcriber: O'Dell, Sandra
Transcription date: March 4, 2015
Scrutiny: 04/03/2015 - Benny, Ruth;
Signed off: no
Admiralty, Somerset House.
8 April 672
My dear Silk3
I shall be very glad to see you & your friend Dr Wallace on Thursday as proposed[.] We dine at 6 -- train 5.10. Fenchurch Street.
I am [2 words illeg.] no excuse since[?] I was at home Saturday and yesterday [1 word illeg.] [] [1 word illeg.] to Mr Macdougall Smith4. I hope he will be doing this [1 word illeg.]
Y[ou]rs sincerel[y] | Antonio Brady5 [signature]
1. Page numbered 16 in pencil in top RH corner.
2. Date deduced from birth and death dates of author.
3. Silk, George (no dates available) ARW’s lifelong friend.
4. Not identified.
5. Brady, Sir Antonio (1811-1881). Registrar of Contracts and Public Securities to the Admiralty, naturalist and social reformer.
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