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Abraham Hayward.

Autograph note signed, "A. Hayward", Man of Letters (1801-1884), to Lady Herbert.

Man of Letters (1801-1884). Two pages, 8vo, good condition. He has the repeated misfortune not to be able to visit Wilton beause of a prior engagement, but thanks her for the invitation. "I have been reading your trip up the iIle with great interest" and sends his latest publication the subject...

Frederick Greenwood.

Autograph note, third person, to "Mr Buchanan".

Publicist, Man of Letters, editor (1830-1909). One page, 8vo, good condition. He presents his compliments and thanks him for "his exceedingly kind offer", and requests "two or three forks & spoons".

George Prevost.

Autograph note signed to "The Revd [W?] H. Maddy".

Tractarian (1804-1893). Two pages, 12mo, good condition. "I learn this morning that Mrs Keble's funeral will not take place till Friday - I shall hope therefore to be at the meeting tomorrow - If you have [?] one to take my place do not trouble to alter things again - I am [but?] a poor speaker...

William Smith.

Autograph letter signed to the Lord Mayor of London.

Politician, anti-slavery (1756-1835). Two pages, 4to, fold marks, good condition. He congratulates the Lord Mayor "for the very exemplary exertions You have made to diminish & correct the licentiousness & riot of the Smithfield Fair - Everybody bears witness to the activity &...

Lord John Russell.

Autograph letter, third person, to the President of the Royal Society.

Prime Minister 1846-1852 and 1865-1866 (1792-1878). Two pages, 8vo, good condition. He "requests the President of the Royal Society to obtain the opinion of some of the members of the Society conversant with the Science of Botany, whether it may be advisable, with a View to extend the knowledge...

Jules Benedict.

Autograph note signed to Mrs Maddy.

German-English Musical Composer (1804-1885). One page, 8vo, good condition. "Should Miss Maddy be well enough to be able to take her lesson to-morrow Thursday at four o'clock it would afford me great pleasure to give her an hour's instruction then in lieu of to-day."

Robert Peel.

Autograph note signed to an unknown correspondent (name removed).

Prime Minister (1788-1850). One page, 8vo, name of correspondent removed, rest of text apparently complete. "Should you be disengaged on Saturday next, will you give me the pleasure of your Company at 1/2 before twelve to shoot here in the morning and dress and dine here afterwards."

Elizabeth M. Sewell.

Autograph letter signed to Miss Buchanan.

Religious and educational writer (1815-1906). Three pages, 8vo, good condition. She modestly thanks her correspondent for her letter and its contents. "God has been very good to me in granting His Blessing upon my efforts to be helpful by my writings . . . I am an old woman and my writing days...

Margaret Oliphant.

Autograph letter signed to "Mrs Fitzgerald".

Scottish novelist (1828-1897). Two pages, 12mo. She is discussing a puppy which her correspondent is getting for her to pass on to a firnd a "Miss Fitzmaurice". "The puppy is destined to a sort of heaven upon earth for puppies". Some further hasty news. With: a part of an ALS, mainly the...

Ruthven Deane.

Autograph letter signed to Clement Shorter, editor and author.

Editor of Audubon (1851-1934). Two pages, cr. 8vo. He talks about his beginning to collect bookplates when Shorter was 2good enough to sedn me four or five prints of your Plates {?} for different subjects in your library". He asks for a recent one Shorter has acquired to put in books on Cornish...

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