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Letter to Professor Sedgwick

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: MS P674


From Nice, Kate Malcolm writes to her friend, Adam Sedgwick (1785-1873), Professor at Trinity College in Cambridge, England and apologizes for not writing sooner. After noting that the French revolutionaries have interfered with her family's travel plans, she uses the opportunity to introduce her friend, Mr. Lacaita, and hopes that Professor Sedgwick will extend Mr. Lacaita every courtesy, including a tour of the University and the use of the libraries there.


  • Creation: December 28, [1850?]


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1 folder (1 leaf and 1 envelope )

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Physical Location

MS P674

Immediate Source of Acquisition

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

Related Materials

Giovanni Costa letters, MS P673, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas.

Processing Information

Former SC temporary call number: MS (Box) 38: 68a

Former temporary collection name: Collection of 19th c. letters: Miscellaneous group of mainly English letters: mostly 19th c, some 20th c, a few 18th c.

Guide to the Kate Malcolm Letter
Letter to Professor Sedgwick
Finding aid prepared by mab, 2008. Finding aid encoded by mab, 2008.
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Letter to Professor Sedgwick, Department of Special Collections, MS P674, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

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