BRITISH

Autograph letter signed to Miss Lanyon,

Author: 
Sir Marshal James Clarke
Publication details: 
20 March 1896, The Residence, [?], Zululand.
£45.00

South African colonial administrator (1841-1909). 2 pp, 12mo. He and Lady Clarke would have been pleased had Mr and Mrs LanyonSigned "Marshall Clarke". "[...] had your stay allowed I would have made a point of going to Durban [...] Sir Owen Lanyon [Sir William Owen Lanyon, 1842-1887, colonial administrator] was my good and valued friend". With four pieces of gummed paper from previous mounting still adhering to the verso of the blank second leaf.

Autograph note signed to Mrs [?] Younghusband,

Author: 
Sir Archibald Hunter
Publication details: 
22 September 1904, with letterhead of the Lieutenant General Commanding Forces, Bombay.
£30.00

British General (1856-1936). One page, 12mo. Cryptic, very. "There are many examples of dates in french in the paper. I fear Mrs Mary is very ill, very very ill indeed. / Yours v. sincerely / A Hunter". Slight "offsetting" from another letter over text of letter.

Autograph Note Signed to E.W. Cooke, marine painter

Author: 
John Phillip
Publication details: 
No date.
£20.00

Subject and portrait painter (1817-1867). He discusses a possible visit.

Autograph letter signed to Mrs [?] Younghusband,

Author: 
General Sir Robert Cunliffe Low
Publication details: 
3 October 1903, Po[?]na, with letterhead of the Lieutenant General Commanding Forces, Bombay.
£35.00

British general (1838-1911). 2 pp, 12mo. "Can you tell me Miss Langham's address - / The <?> Hospital people say she has gone to K<?> / She has been appointed to the Ind. <?> Service".

Autograph letter signed to an unnamed archdeacon.

Author: 
Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey
Publication details: 
8 February 1840, Howick.
£50.00

British Whig prime minister (1764-1845). One page, 8vo, with crested seal in red wax adhering to remains of second leaf. "My dear Mr. Arch-Deacon / I have just received a letter from the Bishop, saying that he will be here on Friday, to stay till Monday. I wish you could be persuaded to meet him here, & cannot help hoping that your intended visit to Balmbro' may not prove an insuperable obstacle to your affording us that pleasure - / I am ever most faithfully yours / Grey." In bad condition: with extensive tears repaired with archival tape.

Autograph Letter Signed to Fagan.

Author: 
C.H. Read
Publication details: 
British Museum, 25 Nov. 1909
£35.00

Antiquarian and art connoisseur (1857-1929). 3pp., 8vo. He wishes to clarify the view he and his colleagues at the British Museum are taking on "the Thompson memorial", ignoring it since it is a British Academy matter not British Museum.

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