DAVY, Sir Humphry (1778-1829). Chemist and natural philosopher.
Autograph Letter Signed to A. Roper ('Dear Sir'), 2 pages 8vo, 22 May no year. Regretfully declining an invitation from the directors, governors and friends of the Royal Metropolitan Infirmary to dine with them ('I shall of necessity be absent from town').
The Royal Metropolitan Infirmary was the forerunner of the Royal Metropolitan Hospital for Sick Children.
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