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Letter to Robert Cole

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: MS P682


William Flexman (flourished 1817-1850), a surgeon, writes to Robert Cole of Plymouth Dock from South Molton (Devonshire, England) about a gold specimen he found in the rubble of an abandoned copper mine. He hopes to be able to supply Cole with more rock and mineral specimens and asks Cole to send him any duplicate specimens he might have.


  • Creation: January 17, 1819


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1 folder (1 leaf)

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Physical Location

MS P682

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, Maggs Bros Rare Books, June 27, 1966.

Processing Information

Former SC temporary call number: MS (Box) 38: 61, part of temporary collection "Collection of 19th c. letters: Miscellaneous group of mainly English letters: mostly 19th c, some 20th c, a few 18th c."

Guide to the William Flexman Collection
Letter to Robert Cole
Finding aid prepared by mab, 2008. Finding aid encoded by mab, 2008.
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Finding aid written in English.
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Preferred citation
Letter to Robert Cole, MS P682, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

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