[Prince Christian of Schleswig Holstein.] Autograph Lettter Signed to 'Mr Garth', with covering note to 'Teddy' from J. S. Talbot.

Prince Christian of Schleswig Holstein (1831-1917), member of British royal family through his marriage to Queen Victoria's fifth child Princess Helena
Publication details: 
Cumberland Gate [London]. 9 May 1900. On garter letterhead.
SKU: 14064

2pp., 12mo. Bifolium with mourning border. In fair condition, on aged and lightly-creased paper. The Prince's handwriting is none of the best, and even his signature is illegible. The letter reads: 'Dear Mr Garth | I am very sorry to hear of the

near but I am afraid that I a powerless in the matter as the at has been handed over to the Duke of Connaught & I have sent your letter as well as Talbots letter to the Duke.' The reverse of the second leaf carries the following pencil note, written in a no better hand, and signed 'J. S. Talbot': 'Dear Teddy: | Herewith one of Prince Christians signatures | You may as well note in the what it is for future reference'.