Reference numberMC/11/11
TitleLetter from Mattw [Matthew] Collins to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society and to the Members
CreatorCollins; Matthew
Datec. January 1877
DescriptionRequesting the Society's help in legal proceedings against Dr Hart, vice-provost of Trinity College Dublin, as well as against the secretary of the Dublin Post Office for withholding £50 from him. Collins includes his new contact address in London.

[Enclosed to the letter is a newspaper cutting with an extent of 1p, written by Collins, describing his mistreatment in a psychiatric facility in Dublin, where he was sent by his wife. This is labelled MC/11/11a within the volume.]
Access statusOpen
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NA7690Spottiswoode; William (1825 - 1883)1825 - 1883
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