Lot 915: Saunders, William



2015-09-16 14:11:46

Lot 915: Saunders William: (1743-1817) Scottish Physician. A.L.S., Wm Saunders, Two Pages, 4To, London, Dated In His Hand 15Th May 1816, To Monsieur Le Chevalier [Antoine] Portal. Saunders Commences 'The High Reputation Which You Have So Justly Acquired By Your Various And Useful Publications, And The Very Handsome Manner In Which You Have Made Mention Of My Work On The Diseases Of The Liver, Have Induced Me To Write To You By The Present Opportunity' And Continues 'Doctor Tupper Who Is The Bearer Of This Letter Is Well Known To Many Of The First Medical Characters In London And I Beg Leave To Introduce Him To Your Notice. I Have Given Him A Copy Of My Book On Mineral Waters Of Which I Request Your Acceptance', Further Concluding 'Doctor Tupper Has Expressed To Me His Desire Of Having The Honour To Become A Member Of The School Of Medicine In Paris. He Will Be Proud Of Your Interest On The Occasion And I Have No Doubt You Will Find Him Worthy Of That Honourable Distinction'. With Integral Address Leaf (Small Area Of Paper Loss To One Corner) Bearing A Small Red Wax Seal. A Few Minor, Neat Splits At The Edges Of A Couple Of Folds, Otherwise Vgbaron Antoine Portal (1742-1832) French Anatomist, Doctor And Medical Historian. International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction October 2015 Saturday, 3rd October 2015 Estimate: £200-300
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