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Joseph Jekyll,

Autograph Letter Signed to J.V. Lee

Politician and wit. One page, 4to. He makes a proposal in what seems to be a legal case involving a "Mr J. Lockwood" and Jekyll's nephew, for whom he is taking the "Responsibility of all Risque".

Lancelot Shadwell

Autograph Note Signed, one page, 8vo, to an unnamed correspondent

Vice-Chancellor (1779-1850). Laid down. He acknowledges receipt of a letter, but is obliged to leave that part of the country.

Leonard Huxley

Autograph Note Signed, one page, 4to, to D. Christie Tait

Biologist and poet (1860-1933). He accepts with pleasure the invitation to preside at the next Conway Memorial Lecture, and wonders when Tait would like a copy of his introductory remarks.

Lord Amelius Beauclerk,

Autograph Note Signed to "My dear B."

Admiral, 8vo. He hadn't the heart to wake him when he called but could send what he had offered.

Lord Burnham (Edward Levy-Lawson)

Autograph Letter Signed, 2pp., 8vo, to "Admiral" (Sir John Fisher)

Edward Levy-Lawson, Newspaper proprietor (1833-1916). He describes a variety of physical ailments to which he is prey but concludes that "My suffering has not diminished my belief in one popularly known as 'Jack Fisher'. . .". Burnham's relationship with Fisher is perhaps explained by his...

Lord Granville Somerset

Autograph Letter Signed, 4pp., 8vo, to "Mr Payne"

Statesman (1792-1848). He explains, as a Commissioner of Revenue and at length, why he cannot personally support someone's application for promotion in the Customs. He advises a direct application to the Board of Customs.

(Coffee, tea etc)

An Act to prevent frauds in the revenue of excise with respect to tea, coffee, chocolate & starch

24pp, 12mo, contemporary vellum binding, poor condition and partly detached, contents fair-good, some annotation on cover and titlepage.

(Sir James Scarlett, Lord Abinger, judge)

Draft Statement about Memorial to George Canning.

Additions and corrections, some staining not obscurring the text. It commences "The Noblemen and Gentlemen whose names are undersigned", going on to describe Canning's role in estblishing peace and the "dignity and safety of the Empire" and popular desire for recognition of his work and a...

A Member of the Bibliographical Society

The Colonel Mark Wilks and Sir Tollemache Sinclair Napoleon Collection

Privately Printed. 50pp., 4to, grey wraps, sl. sunned, mainly vg.

A.B. Cunninghame-Graham, admiral

Autograph Letter Signed to "Maurice"

one page, 4to. He discusses his travel plans and meetings.

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