Reference numberMS/790/12
TitleLetter from Walter Bowman, to Martin Folkes, Queen’s Square, Ormond Street
Date26 April 1743
DescriptionHe is almost ashamed to ask a favour of Folkes, but the fame of his polypus's [hydra] has excited the curiosity of Lord Conway and his brother. They would like to pay Folkes a visit tomorrow, at twelve o'clock if that would be convenient. He asks Folkes to nominate an alternative date by the bearer if it is not. On delivering the last Philosophical Transaction to Mr. [Smart] Lethieullier for Father [Diego de] Revillas, he found Lethieullier with a lately arrived paper on a curious subject. If it has not been forwarded to Folkes for reading on Thursday, Folkes had better send for it.
Physical descriptionOn paper
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA3310Bowman; Walter (- 1782) - 1782
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