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HUXLEY, Thomas Henry (1825-1895). Man of science.
Autograph Letter Signed ('Pater') to his son-in-law, the painter John Collier ('My dear Jack'), 3 pages 8vo, 4 Marlborough Place, 14 May 1862. Concerning a portrait of Darwin for the Royal Society.
'Foster told me today that there was a movement among some Fellows of the Royal Society to get a portrait of Darwin from you. They would apparently like a replica of the Linnean portrait with a difference in the accessories. ...'
Collier was married successively to two of Huxley's daughters.
[No: 8173]

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