Lot 929: Lyell, Charles



2015-09-16 14:11:48

Lot 929: Lyell Charles: (1797-1875) British Geologist, A Close And Influential Friend Of Charles Darwin. A.L.S., Cha Lyell, Three Pages, 8Vo, Harley Street, 29Th January 1849, To Robert Peel ('Dear Sir Robert Peel'). Lyell Informs His Correspondent That He Will Be In The Chair, As President At The Anniversary Dinner Of The Geological Society On 16Th February At The Thatched House Tavern, And Invites Peel To Attend, Adding 'I Know It May Be Impossible For You As Our Charter Binds Us To A Day In The Week On Which Our Parliamentary Members Find It Difficult To Attend, But As They Can Go Away At 9 Ock. If Necessary Or Earlier I Hope You Will Bear It In Mind….' Vgrobert Peel (1788-1850) British Prime Minister 1834-35 & 1841-46. International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction October 2015 Saturday, 3rd October 2015 Estimate: £100-150
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