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BOWRING (Sir John, 1792-1872, M.P., F.R.S., Linguist, Governor and Ambassador, opened up trade with King Mongkut of Siam, favourite pupil of Jeremy Bentham)

Autograph letter signed to Miss Suckling, (Florence Horatia Nelson, née Suckling, 1848-1923, Writer, wife, 1876, of Captain Thomas Suckling, 1844-1922), saying "Miss Kinder interested me in you & your note shows how prettily & gracefully you can recognize a favour ... Autographs are interesting studies & the field ... is as wide as the civilized world - With compliments to your mother, with whose leave an old man may subscribe himself Yours affectionately", 1 side 6¾" x 4½", no place, 8th October

Item Date:  1869
Stock No:  53471      £165

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BOWRING (Sir John, 1792-1872, M.P., F.R.S., Linguist, Governor and Ambassador, opened up trade with King Mongkut of Siam, favourite pupil of Jeremy Bentham)

Autograph Letter Signed to the Revd. Burford Waring Gibsone, (1828-1896, Headmaster of Grosvenor College, Bath, and of St. Peter's College, Eaton Square), saying he believes "I am to give a lecture at your Athenaeum on the 29th & at some time in the coming year ... I shall cheerfully place my services at your disposal", 1 side 8vo., 3 Windsor Terrace, Clifton, 6th October slight traces of laying down on blank verso

Item Date:  1860
Stock No:  53468      £145

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BOWRING (Sir John, 1792-1872, M.P., F.R.S., Linguist, Governor and Ambassador, opened up trade with King Mongkut of Siam, favourite pupil of Jeremy Bentham)

Autograph Letter Signed to the Revd. Burford Waring Gibsone, (1828-1896, Headmaster of Grosvenor College, Bath, and of St. Peter's College, Eaton Square), saying he has been seriously ill at home, and is now on his way to N. Italy, "I have some public business in hand both at Turin and Paris and must therefore ... postpone any engagement ... to ... lecture", Cività Vecchia, 29th April slight traces of laying down on blank verso

Item Date:  1861
Stock No:  14738      £125

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BOWRING (Sir John, 1792-1872, M.P., F.R.S., Linguist, Governor and Ambassador, opened up trade with King Mongkut of Siam, favourite pupil of Jeremy Bentham)

Autograph letter signed to William Pengelley, F.R.S., (1812-1894, the geologist of Devonshire), in Torquay, asking him to dine on Tuesday "to meet Mr Symonds and a few friends", and to "kindly bring up an Umbrella which we left at No. 1 Abbey Crescent & which will be sent to you by Mrs Harwood (Lady B's sister) ... We spent yesterday at Torquay but there was no time to call on you", adding "The B[ritish] A[ssociation] come to Exeter - I wrote Plym[ou]t[h] to co-operate - I have heard from Grove. He and Phillips came to the same conclusion independently", 2 sides 7" x 4½", blind embossed crest and 'B', Claremont, Exeter, 2nd March some light traces of laying down by verso, affecting one word (easily supplied), offset at blank foot of verso from a bookseller's catalogue, a little light crumpling on left side, reading unaffected

Item Date:  1868
Stock No:  53470      £165

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BOWRING (Sir John, 1792-1872, M.P., F.R.S., Linguist, Governor and Ambassador, opened up trade with King Mongkut of Siam, favourite pupil of Jeremy Bentham)

Autograph verses signed and titled 'Perpetual Production', musing on the idea that if atoms are indestructible, so perhaps are the thoughts of man, circulating and recirculating, and that even more "The soul, - which is of nobler birth Must live - must live eternally", 40 lines with several autograph alterations, 2 sides 4to., no place, no date, c.

Item Date:  1850
Stock No:  51814      £275

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