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Letter from Dr. Edwin Sercombe (partial transcript)

41, Brook Street Grosvenor Square London, W.

Dec. 5th, 1842

My dear Morrison,

It is a long time since I last wrote you and longer time since I last heard from you. I am daily reminded of you now as I use hourly that masterpiece of your brain "the engine." I don't like the burrs they too soon get worn out. I fancy they are not made of the best stuff or they are bad tempered. I am having some made here which I hope will do better, in the meanwhile.…

 



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