16054

ON DR. JOHNSON’S STUDY OF LEECHES AND HIS ELECTION TO THE ROYAL SOCIETY

HOME, Sir Everard

Autograph letter written to Dr. Johnson of Bristol on his election to the Royal Society and saying that some of the Council have proposed an improvement to the names of the leech Glossopora. Also says that he will be glad to see the drawings of the Specimens of Clavicles for his father’s collection.

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(London) Sackville St.

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4to., single page, holograph, 8 lines, the whole laid down on backing sheet, and with addressed portion of cover pasted to top right-hand corner.

£350.00

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Sir Everard Home submitted a paper to the Philosophical Transactions 1817, page 339, titled ñObservations on the Hurudo Complanta and Hurudo Stagnalis, now formed into distinct genus under the name Glossoppraî by Dr. Johnson of Bristol communicated by Sir Everard Home.