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To John Aikin, physician and writer : 1 autograph letter signed : 10 Sep 1808 : (MISC 0988) : from Sheff[iel]d : begins, "Having an opportunity of ending these sheets in a Packet to London, I dispatched them ...".|||To William Ellis, missionary : 1 autograph letter signed : 7 Jun 1834 : (MISC 3166) : from Sheffield : begins, "I have been so unwell, and at the same time so dispirited in reference to literary exertions, that I have scarcely done anything for many months past ...".|||To "Mr. Piper" : 1 autograph letter signed : 10 Sep 1803 : (MISC 4023.18a) : from Sheffield : begins, "Will you accept the enclosed lines as a poor apology for my ungracious refusal to lend you my teeth last Thursday, to help you get your dinner." Mounted in the Mary Ann Humble autograph album. Shelved with oversized manuscript volumes.|||To Benjamin Bussey Thatcher, American lawyer, philanthropist, abolitionist and writer : 1 autograph letter signed : 20 Aug 1838 : (MISC 3015) : from The Mount, near Sheffield : begins, "I was so much engaged for four or five days after I saw you at [Mr. ?---'s] that I could not repeat my call upon yours ...".|||To Wightman & Cramp, booksellers : 1 autograph letter signed : 21 Nov 1826 : (MISC 3207) : from Sheffield : begins, "A few days ago I received three copies of the Amulet, for Mr. J. Holland, the Author of the Skylark, and myself ...".|||To an unidentified recipient : 1 autograph letter signed to "Dear Sir" : 24 Apr 1836 : (MISC 3478) : from Sheffield : body reads in full, "Please to send 500 copies of Cotterill's Hymns to Mr. Wm. Saxton, Bookseller, Sheffield, by Gamble's Carriages from the Axe Inn, Aldermanbury, to come by water to Derby.".