Autograph Letter Signed, to Dawson Turner, the botanist and antiquary, thanking him for “a Keg of Yarmouth bloaters”, saying he has called on Sir Francis Palgrave, describing how “my lectures go on”, etc. 3 pp. 7 x 4½ inches, pinhole, in good clean condition. Hare Court, Temple, 11 December . Tom Taylor (1817-80), critic, dramatist and editor of Punch. In 1845 Taylor was Professor of English Literature and Language at London University. In 1846 he was called to the Bar.