Autograph Letter Signed, to Mr. Soley, Surgeon, in Bloomsbury, hoping he and Mrs. Soley will visit, discussing their health, life in retirement, the weather, etc. 2 pp. 9 x 7 inches, address panel, in good condition. Southwell, 1 September 1828. Thompson Forster, army surgeon, Surgeon to Guy’s Hospital from 1778-1804, and a Master of the Royal College of Surgeons. He was the author of a journal: Diary of Thompson Forster, Staff Surgeon to His Majesty’s Detached Hospital in North America, October 19th 1775 to October 23rd 1777.