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[Letter] 1809 February 14, Edinburgh [to] Thomas Allan, Charlotte Square / Arch. Constable [& Co., Publishers]

Title: [Letter] 1809 February 14, Edinburgh [to] Thomas Allan, Charlotte Square / Arch. Constable [& Co., Publishers]
Personal Author: Arch. Constable & Co., Publishers.
Date: 1809 February 14.
Extent: [1] leaf.
General Note: See also letters in the collection addressed to Allan from Sir Walter Scott, Humphrey Davy, Henry Holland, and others. The letter bears the impression of a seal and is torn along the fold.
Abstract: Constable states the terms of his agreement with Allan for selling books and providing Allan with a discount "as may reasonably be afforded." Thomas Allan, who developed one of the finest collections of minerals in England, published an Alphabetical list of the names of minerals at present most familiar in the English, French, and German languages (1808), and discovered the mineral Allanite which was named for him.
Personal Subject: Allan, Thomas, 1777-1833--Correspondence.
Corporate Subject: Arch. Constable & Co., Publishers.
Subject: Publishers and publishing
Naturalists--Great Britain
Mineralogy
Minerals--Catalogs and collections
Science--History--19th century.
Recipient: Allan, Thomas, 1777-1833.
 

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