[ Thomas Guthrie, Church of Scotland minister and philanthropist. ] Autograph Letter Signed to 'Mr Hanbury', regarding the receipt of money, and 'Derby's Bill'.

Thomas Guthrie (1803-1873), Church of Scotland minister and philanthropist
Publication details: 
Edinburgh. 2 April 1859.
SKU: 18476

2pp., 12mo. In fair condition, on aged paper, with slight loss to two words from damage at margin. The first paragraph reads: 'I know enough of siness never to put off acknowledging receipt of money - I got your kind letter this morning with the enclosure - You are more considerate than many people, for which I send you my best thanks.' The second paragraph relates to 'Derby's Bill', which Hanbury has 'recycled', and concerning which Guthrie asks 'What next & next?' Guthrie's entry in the Oxford DNB describes him as 'one of the greatest of Free Church leaders'.