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DICKENS CHARLES: (1812-1870) English Novelist. Autograp

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DICKENS CHARLES: (1812-1870) English Novelist. Autograph envelope signed, Charles Dickens, addressed in his hand to Dr. Southwood Smith at 38 Finsbury Square. Annotated by Dickens to the upper edge 'With Two Books'. Neatly inlaid and with the red wax seal neatly cut away. Some light age wear and a few light pencil annotations in an unidentified hand, otherwise VG
Dr. Thomas Southwood Smith (1788-1861) English Physician & Sanitary Reformer.
In 1837, Thomas Southwood Smith issued his Report on the Physical Causes of Sickness and Mortaliy to which the poor are regularly exposed and which are preventable by Sanitary Measures. As a result Southwood Smith escorted Dickens to see the poor conditions described in the report, which prompted the novelist to write Bleak House and Oliver Twist £200 - 300
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DICKENS CHARLES: (1812-1870) English Novelist. Autograp

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Jun 08, 2013
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DICKENS CHARLES: (1812-1870) English Novelist. Autograph envelope signed, Charles Dickens, addressed in his hand to Dr. Southwood Smith at 38 Finsbury Square. Annotated by Dickens to the upper edge 'With Two Books'. Neatly inlaid and with the red wax seal neatly cut away. Some light age wear and a few light pencil annotations in an unidentified hand, otherwise VG
Dr. Thomas Southwood Smith (1788-1861) English Physician & Sanitary Reformer.
In 1837, Thomas Southwood Smith issued his Report on the Physical Causes of Sickness and Mortaliy to which the poor are regularly exposed and which are preventable by Sanitary Measures. As a result Southwood Smith escorted Dickens to see the poor conditions described in the report, which prompted the novelist to write Bleak House and Oliver Twist £200 - 300

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