c1830 HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT LETTER OF INTRODUCTION OF NEPHEW DR. CUMING KIDD

By: DR. W.L. KIDD [WILLIAM LODGE]

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On offer is a super handwritten ALS from well-noted Dr. William Lodge Kidd to his agent in London Mr. Thomas Stillwell. Kidd asks Stillwell to assist his nephew, Dr. Cuming Kidd, in applying and receiving a commission with the Royal Navy. BIO NOTES: The author, William Lodge Kidd, was born in Thornhill, County Armagh 16/12/1784. William died 2/04/1851 at 66 years of age. He married twice; Margaret Johnston and Sarah Palten. He fathers two sons and 5 daughters with Sarah. MD in Edinburgh 1 Aug 1818. Two other sons with Margaret. His early life was spent at sea as a navy surgeon during the French war. In 1816 he retired on half-pay, and before long entered upon extensive practice at Armagh. In November 1817 he read an important paper before the Royal Physical Society on the dreadful typhus then raging in Ireland.

Title: c1830 HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT LETTER OF INTRODUCTION OF NEPHEW DR. CUMING KIDD

Author Name: DR. W.L. KIDD [WILLIAM LODGE]

Categories: 19th Century Manuscript, Books and Manuscripts General Overview,

Publisher: IRELAND IRE, 1830

Book Condition: Good+

Type: Manuscript

Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall

Seller ID: 00TP02n

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