Tyndall, John, Irish physicist (1820-1893). Autograph letter signed.

[London], 27. I. 1876.

8vo. 1 page on bifolium.


To an unidentified acquaintance, inviting him to a lecture: "Would you not like to hear Professor Huxley [probably the English biologist and anthropologist Thomas Henry Huxley, 1825-95] lecture? He is to give us a Discourse here tomorrow evening on a most interesting subject, and if you would come at a quarter before 9 o'clock and ask the porter who stands on the stair-case and collects the tickets to show you up to the library. I will join you there soon afterwards. Count on my desire to do every thing in my power to render your stay in London agreeable [...]".

On stationery with engraved emblem of the Royal Institution of Great Britain.

Art.-Nr.: BN#56652 Schlagwörter: ,