[Mary Carmichael, composer and accompanist.] Autograph Letter Signed to 'Miss Paget'

Mary Carmichael [Mary Grant Carmichael] (c.1851-1935), composer and accompanist
Publication details: 
On letterhead of 172 Adelaide Road, NW [London]. 12 February 1892.
SKU: 14059

3pp., 16mo. 25 lines of text. Bifolium. Good, on lightly-aged paper, with slight traces of mount adhering to the blank reverse of the second leaf. The letter begins: 'Dear Miss Paget | Miss Martin has just forwarded me your note so I will send you a few lines to-night. I am very pleased you are singing my song on the 27th., & will be pleased to go over the song with you before the concert.' She gives details of her movements over the next few days before concluding: 'I hope it will not trouble you much to come out here -. Our house is near the Swiss Cottage station.' Carmichael'd obituary in The Times, 21 March 1935, gives more information about her life and career, and her entry in Who Was Who gives a long list of her compositions and achievements.