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F. Carruthers Gould.

Autograph Letter Signed to A. Edmund Spender.

Cartoonist. Four pages, 8vo, good condition. He is enthusiastic about the idea of a "Press visit to Devon" but thinks that the sort of journalist he calls the "boozy bounder" should not go. He names people who would help, including aristocrats and literary figures.

George B. Rumbold.

Autograph Letter Signed to Sir Francis Vincent.

Diplomat. Three pages, 4to, poor condition but most of the text legible. "Private". Rumbold discusses the reception of a petition he sent to "Mr Fen[?]" saying that he is to get "immediate indemnification for the losses & expenses occasioned by the seizure of my Person, my imprisonment &...

George Bubb Dodington.

Document Signed "Geo. Dodington".

Dodington, George Bubb, Baron Melcombe 1691-1762, a Lord of the Treasury, Pope's "Bufo". One page, folio, fold mark, tear, loss of text (including the full signatures formerly below Dodington's), rest of official countersigning, etc. surviving. An order (8 March 1736) to pay £300 from His...

Gilbert a Beckett.

Pen and ink sketch signed "GAB".

Paper, c.6.5 x 4.5", fold mark, some foxing, but image bold and clear of people on the sea-front pulling and pushing an invalid chair against a fierce gale which has caught an umbrella, a fish, a handbill, etc. The sub-title reads "I [underlined] got a nice little airing! / Yours ever / GAB."

Thomas Coutts.

Autograph Letter Signed "Thomas Coutts & Co" (Coutts's hand) to Thomas Steuart, The Secretary, Bank of Scotland.

Banker. Bank to Bank transaction. One page, 4to, good condition. "Sir/ Since our last of the 2[0]th Inst we are favour'd with yours of the 23d agreeable to which we have this day bought the undermention'd Bills (listed with numbers, description, date and amount, three "Victualling Bills" and one...

Horace Plunkett.


Irish Unionist. Bold signature on paper c. 4 x 2".

£25.00 Horace Plunkett.
Alfred Barry.

Signature only.

Primate of Australia, miscellaneous writer (DNB). Clipped signature, , on paper, c.3.5 x 1.5", laid down on similar sized card. Text as follows: "Yours truly / Alfred Barry / W.H. Dynham Esq", the latter being the correspondent.

Edward Bulwer-Lytton.


Novelist. Text: "Yours / E Bulwer Lytton / 71 Marina / St Leonards on Sea / Sussex", clipped part of letter, c.4 x 2", laid down on similar sized card, fold mark but clear.

£25.00 Edward Bulwer Lytton signature
Thomas Fry.

Autograph Letter Signed to the Rev. Townsend.

Hebrew Scholar. Four pages, 4to, good condition. He has been looking at a manuscript written by his correspondent on a theological subject. He criticises it, suggesting "expunging" one passage if he considers publication, and arguing with some of the biblical interpretation ("reign over the...

B.B. Woodward.

Autograph Letter Signed to [Samuel Christie-Miller].

Librarian at Windsor Castle. Three pages, 8vo, good condition. "I am one of hte unfortunates of the earth . . ." He is unable to accept an invitation to Britwell (hence the identification of Samuel Christie-Miller as the correspondent) because he "cannot keep off the demands of the printers any...

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