WILLIAM "1ST BARONET" JENNER - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 07/12/1872 - HFSID 43975
Sale Price $450.00
WILLIAM "1ST BARONET" JENNERHe pens this autograph letter asking if a friend knows of a young lady who could live with a young lady needing help Autograph Letter Signed: "W. Jenner," 3p, 4½x7. Grosvenor Square, 1872 July 12. On imprinted stationary to "My dear Reynolds". In full: "Do you know of a youngish woman who accustomed to the charge of epileptics (not aware) could act & pass as maid to a young lady - the young lady once threw herself out of window. She is there for some time been in Paris & proposes to continue there for sometime at any rate- Her friends are wealthy. The young lady will be living with friends- If you do not know of such a person can you tell me if where inquires could be made. Yours very truly," Lightly creased not near signature. Ink transfer touching signature. Otherwise, fine condition. Included autograph envelope: "Dr Rusoult Reynolds/38 Grosomor Street/Grossiwn Lane/W" Lightly worn at edges. Fine condition. British physician William Jenner (1815-1898) is best known for distinguishing the separate identities of typhus and typhoid fevers (1847). A renowned physician and consultant, he was named Physician Extraordinary (1861) and Physician in Ordinary to Queen Victoria (1862) and Physician in Ordinary to the Prince of Wales (1863). Jenner, who was created a Baronet in 1868, was President of the Royal College of Physicians from 1881-1888. Medical content letters of Jenner are extremely desirable.Two items.
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