[ Sir William Muir, orientalist. ] Autograph Signature ('W. Muir') with Autograph Note in the third person to 'Mr Hawkes'.

Sir William Muir (1819-1905), Scottish administrator in India, orientalist and Islamicist
Publication details: 
23 November 1887. On embossed letterhead of the University of Edinburgh.

2pp., 12mo. Bifolium. In good condition, on lightly-aged paper, with the two leaves separating along closed tear to hinge. The Autograph Note is beneath the letterhead on the recto to the first leaf: 'Sir W. Muir has pleasure in complying with Mr Hawkes request - on the reverse | 23d Nov 1887'. The recto of the second leaf carries the signature 'W. Muir'. For information on Muir, see his entry in the Oxford DNB.

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