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William Smith Williams
Sir John Herschel
[1 October 1847]
Source of text:
RAS:JH Archive 10/3.13; Reel 9

American ambassador George Bancroft gave permission for envoy to transmit official copies [of JH's Cape Results; see SE's 1847-9-23 and 9-28]. Smith, Elder & Co. retrieved all letters written to American recipients before these were sent from American consulate. Gratified to receive JH's permission to publish [JH's Cape Results]. Already have several orders. Encloses Bancroft's letter.

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