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[ Frederick Temple, Archbishop of Canterbury and Headmaster of Rugby School. ] Autograph Note in the third person to 'Major Macgregor' [ Robert Guthrie Macgregor ], acknowledging receipt of his 'Translations from the Greek Anthology'.

Author: 
Frederick Temple (1821-1902), Archbishop of Canterbury and Headmaster of Rugby School [ Major Robert Guthrie Macgregor (1805-1869) ]
Publication details: 
Rugby. 25 October 1864.
£35.00

1p., 12mo. In good condition, lightly aged. Reads: 'Dr. Temple returns his thanks to Major Macgregor for the Greek Anthology received by Post which will be placed in the School Library. Dr Temple is much interested with the little he has been able to see of the Book.' Macgregor's 'Translations from the Greek Anthology' was published without date in London by Nissen and Parker.

Envelope, with stamp and postmark, addressed in autograph by Stanley to George Moore.

Author: 
Arthur Penrhyn Stanley [1815-1881), Dean of Westminster [Dean Stanley.]
Publication details: 
Postmarked 16 April 1877, London.
£18.00

Envelope (dimensions 6.5 x 12 cm) with mourning border. Lacking flap, but good. Penny red stamp with two circular postmarks in black ink. Docketed 'Dean Stanley' in neat contemporary hand above address, which reads 'George Moore Esq. | 15a. Court | Bayswater W.' Moore was a lace manufacturer and philanthropist.

Autograph Signature ('Chr: Wordsworth') on fragment of letter to his 'dear Brother' [either Richard, John or William Wordsworth].

Author: 
Christopher Wordsworth (1774-1846), Master of Trinity College, Cambridge, and youngest brother of the poet William Wordsworth
Publication details: 
Without date or place.
£45.00

On piece of paper roughly 3 x 9 cm. Good: lightly aged and mounted on a piece of card docketed 'Revd. Dr. Wordsworth. brother of the poet'. Reads 'Ever, my dear Brother, | Very affectionately yours | [signed] Chr: Wordsworth.'

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