SINCLAIR, Catherine. 4186



Autograph Letter, in the third person, to Mr.Milner Gibson, asking for the name of a Paris oculist who might be able to treat her sister for cataracts. 2 pp. 7 x 4½ inches, in good condition, integral blank leaf mounted on part album leaf. 18 Chesham Place, undated. Catherine Sinclair (1800-64), novelist, and author of works on female education, Scotland, short stories, ‘Modern Flirtations, or a Month at Harrowgate’ [1841], etc. One of the drinking fountains in Edinburgh bears her name, on account of her philanthropic exertions in that city.