Letters of James Playfair and Lyon Playfair.
ms1341: Autograph letter signed, James Playfair, Principal of United College, University of St Andrews, to an unknown recipient.Concerning the production of map plates for his forthcoming book [probably System of Geography, Ancient and Modern].Signed Ja. Playfair.St Andrews, 12 February 1810.
ms1342: Autograph letter signed, Lyon Playfair, 1st Baron Playfair of St Andrews, to an unknown recipient.Declining a request to give a lecture in Bristol.Signed Lyon Playfair.Marlborough House, 1 November 1856.
Also newspaper cutting [from The Times] of the obituary of Lyon Playfair and an engraving from the Illustrated London News, 6 December 1873, of Lyon Playfair as Postmaster General.