Autograph letter signed “John Morley”. John Morley, English statesman, Viscount Morley of Blackburn, man of letters.

Autograph letter signed “John Morley”.

London: 193 Piccadilly W, 21 September 1874.

Bifolium. 1 page with integral blanks. 1 vols. 12mo. To W[illiam] Boyd Dawkins, the British geologist and archaelogist. Folds, accompanied by the original envelope. Very good. Item #29717

Writing Dawkins, at Owens College to send him the paper and saying that he will try to insert it in the paper, [at this time Morley was the editor of the “Fortnightly Review.] He continues commenting that he has seen Freeman's “bolt-shot at you” but had not paid as close attention to the controversey as he should have. Dawkins was known for his investigations of prehistoric cave dwellers.

Price: $75.00