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Sir Hans Sloane [later Hans Sloane-Stanley] (1739-1827), Member of Parliament for Southampton

Autograph Note Signed ('Hans Sloane') to John Fuller junior.

12mo: 1 p. On discoloured paper slightly damaged in one corner (not affecting text) by breaking of wafer. Second leaf of bifolium carrying address and postmarks. He received Fuller's letter containing a bill of twenty pounds from his brother. 'All here join in best love to you and believe me...

Book Trade History £20.00
Sir John Hollams

Autograph letter signed to Mrs [?] Peacock,

Solicitor (1820-1910). 3 pp, 12mo. An informal letter. "We were all much pleased at hearing of your good husband's promotion and we were glad to find you are in a pleasant part of the country. [...] All are I am thankful to say well - Fred recently had a very alarming accident in London". Four...

Sir Reginald Theodore Blomfield, R.A.

Autograph Signature.

English architect (1856-1942). Slip cut from letter, dimensions approximately 1 1/4 inches by 4 1/4. In good condition. Reads 'Yrs sincy | Reginald Blomfield'. Docketed in pencil '1935' and with tidy strip with 'SIR REGINALD BLOMFIELD, M.A., R.A.', neatly stuck down beneath signature.

Art and Architecture £20.00
Sir Roderick Impey Murchison (1792-1871), Scottish geologist

Autograph Signature on fragment of letter.

On piece of paper roughly one inch by three and a half inches wide. Good, with glue staining to reverse. Reads 'Yours sincerely | Rod. I. Murchison | P.S. | <...>. On reverse (which is docketed in pencil) 'I <...> | that when Lord Palmeston died he had in his <...> 80...

Science, Medicine and Technology £20.00
Sir Sidney Lee (DNB), editor of the Dictionary of National Biography and Shakespeare scholar

16mo fragment of ALS to unnamed correspondent

"I will carefully consider the suggestion and if the need arise will communicate with you again. | Yours faithfully | Sidney Lee"

Literature £20.00
Spencer Leigh Hughes (1858-1920), British politician and journalist, 'Sub Rosa' of the 'Daily News' and 'Morning Leader'

Autograph Note Signed to unnamed male correspondent [Rev. E. J. F. Davies].

One page, octavo. Mounted on piece of card. Ruckled and lightly aged, with some rust spotting from paperclip, and a little glue in left-hand margin. 'I send you my signature below with pleasure. My father was Welsh & my mother was English.' From the collection of Rev. E. J. F. Davies.

Squire Bancroft

Autograph letter signed to Lyall Swete,

English actor manager (1841-1926), knighted in 1926. 2 pp, 12mo. "Let me thank you very heartily for all the valuable work you have done for the young people in Gower Street, with a hope that it may long continue." The reference is clearly to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, in Gower Street....

Music and Theatre £20.00
Squire Bancroft

Autograph letter signed to Mrs [?] Hill,

English actor manager (1841-1926), knighted in 1926. 2 pp, 12mo. "I am terribly over worked just now but must snatch a moment to tell you how truly grieved I am to know of your sad accident and illness. / I fear too, it will keep you from us on the 20th which will be indeed a regret." Signed "S...

Music and Theatre £20.00
Squire Bancroft

Autograph letter signed to the actress Hilda Trevelyan (1880-1959),

English actor manager (1841-1926), knighted in 1926. 2 pp, 12mo. Congratulating her on her performance in J. M. Barrie's "What Every Woman Knows". "Dear Miss Trevelyan / I had the pleasure to take Lady Bancroft to-day to see your admirable performance of a very difficult part: she was as pleased...

Music and Theatre £20.00
Squire Bancroft

Autograph note signed to an unnamed male correspondent,

English actor manager (1841-1926), knighted in 1926. One page, 12mo. "We have been obliged to refuse such a great number of very similar requests that I am sure you will understand how impossible it is to make exceptions." Signed "S. B. Bancroft". Small pieces of glued paper from previous...

Music and Theatre £20.00