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E.J. Stanley, Baron Stanley

ALS, 4pp., 8vo, to Lady Leicester.

Statesman (1802-1869). He will be happy to promote a friend of Lady Leicester's if a vacancy occurs at Fakenham. As to Mr Payne, his brother has received an appointmen, and his would cause jealousy. He will respond to such requests in future if he can.

Edward Baines.

Autograph Note Signed to "J. Minshull(?)"

Anti-slavery editor. One page, 8vo. Thanks for "pacquets of envelopes bearing an anti-slavery device".

Edward Jesse.

Autograph Note Signed to an unknown correspondent

Writer on natural history. One page, 8vo. He thanks his correspondent for his "interesting pamphlet" and discusses rough drawings of swans he is sending him.

Edward R. Pease

Autograph Letters Signed (x3 )and one Typed Letter Signed to C.H. Grinling, labour activist

Founder-member of the Fabian Society (1857-1955). 12pp. total, 8vo (3) & 4to (1), (1891) He asks Grinling to work with Henry Snell (M.P. for Woolwich) on preparing a Fabian Tract, suggesting a draft could be shown to the S.E. Committee, outlining what they should say. He also wants a leaflet...

Elizabeth Murdoch

Autograph Letter Signed, 2pp., 8vo (air letter), to Philip Connard, artist

Mother of Rupert, but apparently distinguished in her own right. She sympathises with Connard's "dreadful" life, but her family "feel very troubled that we are so well off for everything and can do almost nothing to help". She goes on to discuss the portrait Connard painted of Rupert and Helen (...

F. Beauchamp Seymour, admiral

Autograph Letter Signed to "Lanyon"

2pp., 8vo, chipped, not affecting the text. He expresses a liking for a photograph and tells of a "job" involving the "Immortalite".

F.H.F. Berkeley,

Autograph Notes Signed and Autograph Letters Signed (x 6) to Charles Manby, engineer

Politician. 1 and 2pp., 8vo. He discusses an anonymous witness ("la Dame Blanche") in a confidential matter. Later letters discuss a trickster operating in Berkeley's constituency (selling gas without coal with a magnet). He seeks information from Manby whom he believes will have the contacts to...

Field-Marshal F.S. Roberts, Lord Roberts

Autograph Note Signed to "Mr. Oates"

Soldier (1832-1914). 8vo, vestigial signs of laying down, declining an invitation because he has to travel to Dublin.

Francis Allitsee

Autograph Letter Signed to "The Editor, Temple Bar"

Song writer (1849-1912). 2pp., 8vo. He expresses fulsome gratitude for being allowed to set a lyric (unnamed) to music.

Francis Paget

Autograph Note Signed, to "Doyne"(?)

Bishop of Oxford and theologian (1851-1911). One page, 8vo. He would like his correspondent to let Max Muller know when a deferred luncheon is to be held. He will be writing to Dean Liddell (presumably on the same subject).

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