Autograph letter signed to a bishop,

Squire Bancroft
Publication details: 
4 Nov. 1901, with embossment 18 Berkeley Square.
SKU: 1501

English actor manager (1841-1926), knighted in 1926. 2 pp, 12mo. "My Lord Bishop / I am sorry I cannot be of any service in the way you wish. My income is severely strained and, with regret, I have to refuse many similar applications." Traces of mounting on reverse.