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Caroline Norton [Caroline Elizabeth Sarah Norton, Lady Stirling-Maxwell (née Sheridan; 1808 – 1877), social reformer and author]

[Caroline Norton, author] Part of an Autograph Letter Signed Caroline Norton presumably to an editor or publisher about some scraps.

Piece of paper, 12.5 x 8cm, verso has black (mourning) border, good condition. Part of letter, text as follows: Please let me know if these scraps are welcome.

C.C. Monro, Commander-in-Chief, India; G.M. Kirkpatrick, Lt. General, CGS [Chief of General Staff] India; E.A. Altham, Quartermaster General in India; H[avelock] Hudson, Adjutant General India.

[Military Hierarchy in India, 1917] Bold signatures of the above with rank/function in India, with pencil notes of identification.

One page, 8vo, small closed tear. fold mark, ow good condition. With pencilled notes above the signatures, and on verso (identifying signatories). See image.

Alphonse Marie Louis de Prat de Lamartine (1790 – 1869) French author, poet, and statesman.

[Alphonse de Lamartine; printed] Prospectus des Oeuvres Choisies de M. de Lamartine

Four pages, 8vo, bifolium, leaflet, fold marks (postal), good condition. P.[1] facsimile letter (see image); Pp. [2 & 3] the Prospectus; P[4] blank except words handwritten London Institution | Dulau & Co. (perhaps the booksellers Dulau making the London Institution aware of the...

M.A. (Monty) Noble, eminent Australian Cricketer

[M.A. (Monty) Noble; Australian cricketer] Autograph Note Signed M A Noble to autograph collector, Louis Frewer of Oxford

One page, 20 x 17cm, partly spotted and dusted, but text clear and confident: Dear Sir, | Herewith please find said autograph as requested. I feel sure you must be a very keen collector, having sent for it from such a very great distance. However I trust it will prove to be a link in the great...

Sir Francis Chantrey [Sir Francis Leggatt Chantrey] (1781-1841), English sculptor.

[Francis Chantrey, sculptor] Autograph Note Signed F Chantrey to Sir Martin, excusing himself from a social arrangement since it's the last day of the pheasant shooting season.

One page, 12mo, laid down on sl. larger piece of card, probably trimmed with loss of address and date[?], good condition, boldly written. Unluckily I am engaged to Breakfast at the Black Bull [underlined] Hodedon[?] on Wednesday tthe 29th & shoot pheasants [underlined] the remainder of the...

Sir Cloudesley Shovell [Admiral of the Fleet Sir Cloudesley Shovell (1650 – 1707), naval officer.]

[Cloudesley Shovell] Holograph Superscription only (text below), docketed 2 Janry 1692 | Sir Cloudesley Shovel.

Paper folded to enclose letter (not present), sm. fol., fold marks, edge frayed (no loss), grubby and foxed, but superscription clear and complete as follows: The Rt. Hon[ora]ble the Principal | officers and Com[manders?] of | their Maj[esti]es | Navy.

Sir William Rothenstein (1872-1945), painter, printmaker, draughtsman, lecturer, and writer on art [Percy Richard Morley Horder (1870-1944), architect ]

[Sir William Rothenstein, artist.] Autograph Note Signed ('Wm Rothenstein'), to 'Morley Horder'

One page, obl.12mo, small stain not affecting text, clear and good condition. Text: I fear the newspapers gave a sensational aspect to a simple matter. [?] you liked [?name indecipherable to me] & his work at the Gallery.. But his salary was quite insufficient. He was given to believe that...

Byam Shaw [John Byam Liston Shaw (1872 – 1919), painter, illustrator, designer and teacher]

[Byam Shaw, painter] Autograph Note Signed Byam Shaw to Mrs A Beckett Terrell, author of 'Emancipation: the story of a girl who wanted a career', referring to a student at the School.

One page, 4to,good condition, a large bold hand. Text: Thanks you so much for your kind note. I thought Miss Chitty seemed distinctly clever & I hope she will get on all right at the School. Thank you so much for thinking of us.

Arthur Bigge [Lieutenant-Colonel Arthur John Bigge, 1st Baron Stamfordham (1849 – 1931), Army officer and courtier], sometime Private Secretary to Queen Victoria and George V.

[Arthur Bigge, much decorated soldier, Private Secretary to Queen Victoria] Autograph Letter Signed Arthur Bigge to Sir Richard Temple, colonial administrator in India, passing on thanks from Queen Victoria for sending a letter he had re Boer War..

Four pages, 12mo, bifolium, in a generous hand, good condition. The Queen desires me to thank you for submitting to her the letter addressed to you by the Calcutta Literary Society expressing loyal congratulations to Her Majesty on the successes in the South African War. The Queen Empress would...

Frederick Courteney Selous (1851-1917), British explorer of Africa, the inspiration for Rider Haggard's 'Allan Quartermain'

[F.C. Selous, explorer] Bold Autograph Signature ('F. C. Selous') on fragment of letter, with some surviving text.

Piece of paper, 11 x 3.5cm, good condition. Surviving text as follows: ever you wish. Hoping that your readers will find it interesting. Believe me yrs very truly | F.C. Selous||

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