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Letters from Sir Everard Home (1756-1832), surgeon

Four letters from Home. Letter written at Lancing, Shoreham on 18 Jan 1849. Written in the third person Home accepts an invitation to attend the delivery of the Hunterian Oration in the Royal College of Surgeons by Mr Hawkins. Letter written at Sackville Street, undated, to Mr Clift. Home requests use of the blunderbuss for Mr Marsh. Letter has annotations detailing the cost of the blunderbuss. Letter written at Sackville Street dated 2 Feb 1813 to Mr Clift. Home gives medical advice to Clift and suggests he drinks ale. Letter written at Sackville Street dated 24 Jan 1820 to Mr William Clift. Covering letter accompanying a report for reformatting. The letters are accompanied by a paper folder with manuscript biographical notes on Home. The recipient of three of the letters, William Clift, is likely to be William Clift (1775-1849), museum curator and scientific illustrator.

Diary

Consists of the diary of William Brewis.

Includes a detailed agricultural account for the year 1833 and also mentions matters of politics with regards to Irish unrest, Church and State Reform bills and economic downturn. Other cultural insights include an account of 'Deaf Burke's fight against Simon Byrne and accounts of Prime Minister Earl Grey.

Diary

Consists of the diary of William Brewis.

Includes a detailed agricultural account for the year 1834 along with weather reports and trade fair details. There are also several notes on the wider politics of the UK and Europe, and an intimate account of William Brewis' experience of Trigeminal neuralgia.

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