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    Admiral Sir Robert Stopford Autograph Letter Twice Signed. One page with integral address leaf, 4.5" x 7.5", [London], September 11, n. y. [circa 1817], to Admiral (then Captain) Francis Beaufort (1774-1857) thanking him for his "...Book which I highly prize for its author & its contents." The book in question is probably "Karamania," based on his exploration of southern Anatolia. Stopford (1768-1847) served in the Royal Navy throughout the French Revolutionary Wars, the Napoleonic Wars, and the Syrian War. Smoothed folds.

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    July, 2013
    5th Friday
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