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Correspondence: Erasmus Darwin and opals, Apr. 1913-Jun 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10286/2

Scope and Contents

Letters and related papers re purchase, valuation, disposal and sale of opals by Erasmus Darwin in 1913-1914. Includes a valuation and catalogue of the stones, and letters from Nora Barlow, Kenneth and Clive Cookson, Thomas McKenny Hughes, Frederick Stirling Newall and Margaret Newall, all of whom expressed an interest in acquiring some of the stones.


  • Creation: Apr. 1913-Jun 1914


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