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Thompson, Sir Henry, F.R.C.S., (1820-1904), surgeon and author

Thompson, Henry, Sir, 1820-1904.
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About this work


Material formerly held in the Western Manuscripts Department's Autograph Letters Sequence.



Physical description

38 items

Acquisition note

Purchased from: Sotheby's, London, April 1928 (acc.48104) and July 1931 (acc.67540); E. Williams, Sussex, January 1929 (acc.56147); Stevens, London, August 1931 (acc.68213); Glendining, London, December 1931 (acc.67596), January 1932 (acc.67619), August 1932 (acc.67629), October 1934 (acc.67925) and January 1935 (acc.67971); Gonelli, Florence, 1934 (acc.67092); Desgranges, Paris, October 1935 (acc.69099); E.Hall, Gravesend, circa January 1965 (acc.311503); Winifred A. Myers, London, November 1990 (acc.348393). Nos.13-14, 16, 24 transferred from Wellcome Historical Medical Museum, c.1939 (acc.91800), provenance not known; provenance of nos.5 (acc.92291) and 25-26 (acc.67430) also not recorded; acquisition details for nos.2, 4, 8, 30, 33 and 38 not known.

Biographical note

Surgeon and author.

Finding aids

Database description transcribed from Richard Aspin and Christopher Hilton's typescript supplement to S.A.J Moorat's Catalogue of Western Manuscripts


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