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OWEN, Sir Richard (1804-1892). Naturalist.
3 Autograph Letters Signed to members of the Behrens family, 5 pages 8vo and 5 pages 16mo, Sheen Lodge and British Museum, ca 1865 - 1885. Inviting the Behrens family to dinner, reminiscing with Sir Jacob about Bradford, and regretting that old age and infirmity will keep him from delivering an address in Bradford.
'... Of all the provincial Towns in which I have been favoured to address an Audience on any of my special topics, not any have remained in more pleasant memory than Bradford and I have noted every indication of its progress & prosperity with warm interest. ...'
(16 January 1885).
[No: 1521]


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