POWELL, Richard. 12698



Autograph Letter Signed, to William Tooke, discussing delicate matters relating to an election, and speaking his mind freely on the better way forward. 2 pp. 7½ x 4½ inches, in good condition. Bedford Place, 10 March, no year given. Richard Powell M.D. (1767-1834), physician to St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, published works of chemistry, also the first clinical description of facial palsy, and many papers on medical matters. William Tooke (1777-1863), solicitor, Fellow of the Royal Society. President of the Society of Arts, was a founding member of the University of London.