THOMPSON, Sir Henry. 18721



Autograph Letter Signed, to Edward Arnold, the publisher, putting the case for “the special hospitals”. 4 pp. 7 x 4 inches, fine. 35 Wimpole Street, 5 June, no year given. Sir Henry Thompson (1820-1904), distinguished surgeon, medical author, society host, amateur astronomer, proponent of cremation. He was an eminent collector of china, and wrote two novels under the name Pen Oliver.