Autograph letter signed : London, to M. Arago, 1847 Dec. 18.


Autograph letter signed : London, to M. Arago, 1847 Dec. 18.

Concerning Lord Jeffrey and an article in the Edinburgh Review.

1 item (4 p.) ; (12mo) + with envelope.


SNAC Resource ID: 7197213

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