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Two albums, titled 'Autographs and Portraits', and labelled 1 and 3, of a collection apparently formed by Thomas Thompson, Liverpool, to whom several of the letters are addressed, from about 1820 to about 1840.

Identifier: MSS.967-968

Scope and Contents

The autographs are of botanists, evangelical divines, and others, many being addressed to the Reverend Thomas Raffles, Liverpool, and to John Shepherd, Botanical Garden, Liverpool.


  • Creation: 1820-1840.

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2 Volumes

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Custodial History

The papers were bought by the National Library of Scotland with the aid of the Reid Fund.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, 1933.

National Library of Scotland Catalogue of Manuscripts
National Library of Scotland Archives and Manuscripts Division
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Repository Details

Part of the National Library of Scotland Archives and Manuscripts Division Repository

Archives and Manuscript Division
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