Reference numberNLB/68/195
Alternative reference numberNLB/68 p103
TitleCopy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to G. H. Hart Esq.; Box 13, Brooksville, Hancock Country, Maine, USA
Date28 May 1925
DescriptionIn answer to G. H. Hart's enquiry, informs him that the Richard Baxter tract that the Royal Society recently sold was Baxter's translation into the Massachusetts [Native American] Indian Language, printed in Boston, and that is why it was so exceptionally valuable. Informs Hart that his works by Baxter are the same value to similar works and encourages him to sell it in his own town.
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