AINSWORTH, William Francis 15487



Autograph Letter Signed, regretting he missed the meeting at which his correspondent was reading a paper, hoping to see him on Thursday. A good one page example, 7 x 4½ inches. Thames Villa, Tuesday, undated. William Francis Ainsworth (1807-96), geologist, surgeon and Eastern traveller, was an original Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, and published various works, including Observations on the Pestilential Cholera (1832), Travels in Asia Minor (1842) and The River Karun, an Opening to British Commerce (1890).