[Sir Edward Mortimer Archibald, British Consul in New York.] Autograph Signature to Manuscript document acknowledging the Albion Society of New York’s ‘Resolution of Condolence’ on the death of Princess Alice.

Sir Edward Mortimer Archibald (1810-1884), British Consul in New York from 1857 to 1883, born in Nova Scotia [Albion Society of New York; Princess Alice]
Publication details: 
9 January 1879; British Consulate General, New York.
SKU: 24615

2pp, foolscap 8vo. On grey laid paper with mourning border, brittle and lightly creased, with chipping and closed tears to edges. Addressed in Archibald’s hand to ‘The President of the Albion Society of New York’, and signed ‘E M Archibald / HM Brit Consul Genl’. Informing the Society that he has ‘received from Sir Edward Thornton a despatch acknowledging’ the receipt of ‘the Resolution of Condolence with Her Majesty, on the death of Her Royal Highness the Princess Alice’, which he ‘transmitted to Her Majesty’s Minister at Washington for the purpose of being forwarded to the Marquis of Salisbury’. ‘PTO’ at bottom right of page, but nothing on reverse. See image.