Autograph Letter Signed, to Professor Owen, thanking him “for Mr. Roberts’s interesting note on the Limpet”, asking Owen to look over a French translation. 1 page 5 x 4 inches, stamped as removed from the papers of Professor Owen. 16 December, no year given. Richard Taylor (1781 –1858), English naturalist and publisher of scientific journals. He became joint editor of the Philosophical Magazine in 1822 and went on to publish the Annals of Natural History in 1838. He edited and published Scientific Memoirs, Selected from the Transactions of Foreign Academies of Science from 1837 to 1852. In 1852 he was joined by the chemist, Dr William Francis to form Taylor and Francis.