Autograph Letter Signed ('W Beattie') to R. Hepburn.

William Beattie (1793-1875), M.D., poet and biographer
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Friday mg.' [date not stated]; Upper Berkeley Street.

One page, 12mo. Black bordered. Very good and with the verso of the blank second leaf of the bifolium laid down on a leaf detached from an autograph album. Nine lines. He thanks him for 'a brace of splendid grouse - which are now so rare as not to be had for money. It was therefore doubly generous [...] Endulging [sic] the pleasing hope of "Revenge" - & with kind regards to your House circle'.

Typed letter signed and one typed note signed, both to Sewell Stokes,

Karel Reisz
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1971 and 1972, both with letterhead 15 Chalcot Gardens, England's Lane.

Film director (1926-), husband of the actress Wendy Hiller (1912-). The note, 9 December, 1971, one page, 4to. "Here is David's response to my cry for help. Could you read it and give me a ring suggesting what should be done next. And please send David's letter back to me. The photo of the poster is, of course, yours." Signed "Karel". The letter, 10 November 1972, one page, 4to. "How nice to have your note. Yes, indeed, I am sending Mother out to work again! What's more with Tony!

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