Autograph Letter Signed, to William Bowman, the opthalmic surgeon, thanking him for his help and the statement about the strength of the writer’s eyesight, announcing that “I have taken the tenth place in the list out of forty successful competitors”. 2 pp. 7 x 4½ inches, in good condition. 38 Loughborough Park, 24 February 1872. Gopaul Chandra Roy, author of The causes, symptoms and treatment of Burdwan Fever (Calcutta, 1876), and other works. Sir William Bowman (1816-92), opthalmic surgeon, ‘the father of general anatomy in England’ [DNB].