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(1896-1974, wife of Sir John Anderson, Viscount Waverley), the first thanking her for a "delightful evening on the Thames in your sumptuous yacht. It was not only delightful but a great experience, as I have never gone down the River before. How extraordinary, and I have lived for many years in London on and off and it… Read more
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(Sir Charles Edward, 1849-1908, Soldier, Barrister and Conservative MP) regretting that he had been unable to "be present at your lunch last Saturday. I was unfortunately detained here until late and left in the evening for the country. It was very kind of you to ask me & I regret very much having missed meeting the Australian… Read more
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Sir Edward Thomas CROWE (1877-1960, Civil Servant and Diplomat), the card has a print on the front of The Cathedral at Reims and a printed message of greeting inside, 5½" x 4" on folded card with original autograph envelope postmarked 7th December
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(4th Viscount Monck, 1819-1894, Politician, Last Governor General of Canada) saying that he "ought to have written to you before as you are daily in my thoughts and have always been so kind. I am going to town tomorrow and to Brussels on Wednesday to wait decision of govt as to my going to Congo. I do not yet… Read more
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thanking him for a "book. I have not read it so it is a great treat to come. I am sending you a book but have not decided yet which one. I am sending to [sic] a line to Ivy Lethbridge as you suggest; I am awfully sorry for her. All very quiet here… Read more
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showing him head and shoulders in military uniform with medals and fringed epaulettes, 6½" x 4¼", no place, In the years 1876-1879 he was circumnavigating the Pacific on the Gaydamak Clipper. From 1880-1888 he was an adjutant to the Grand Duke Konstantin Nikolaevich. In the late 1880s - early 1890s, he was a naval agent in Franc… Read more
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showing him half length, in profile, seated on a chair with his arms folded on the back, wearing military uniform, 6½" x 4¼", no place, no date, circa Kitchener drowned on 5 June 1916 when HMS Hampshire sank west of the Orkney Islands, Scotland. He was making his way to Russia in order to attend negotiations when… Read more
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showing him full length seated, wearing a suit, he is looking straight at the camera and has his hands clasped in his lap holding a walking cane, 8½" x 5½", no place, [Cairo], no date The Abdullah Frères were a group of three Ottoman brothers of Armenian descent, Viçen Abdullahyan (1820–1902), Hovsep Abdullahyan (1830–1908), and Kevork Abdullahyan… Read more
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thanking him for his "kindness in sending me the copies of 'The Mite'. It is quite the smallest book I have ever seen, and it is an interesting momento of my visit to Grimsby ...", 1 side A4, The Castle, Richmond, Yorkshire, 13th August "The Mite" is a miniature book published by E. A. Robinson in… Read more
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replying to his "letter of 11 December re the Memorial Trust. I regret I cannot become a Patron. I am sorry ...", 1 side 8vo., Isington Mill, Alton, Hampshire, 12th December
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(1751-1816, MP for the pre-Union Constituency of Tipperary and Colonel of the Tipperary Militia) saying he has shown his letter to the Lord Lieutenant and he has been asked "to tell you that he will appoint Mr William B. Stewart to the office which will be vacated by Mr Boyle, but ... particularly directs me to draw your attention… Read more
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saying that he is taking "the earliest opportunity to let you know we have had some very hard fighting but that we have gained a most complete victory and also that I am quite safe and have escaped unhurt. We removed from our quarters at Herrins and went to a Village called Petit Route were we remained some… Read more
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(George Nugent-Temple-Grenville, 1753-1813, Statesman) thanking him for his note about Lord LONDONDERRY (3rd Marquess, Charles William Vane, 1778-1854 Irish Solider in the British Army, Politician and Nobleman) "You must have misunderstood him, or he must have mistold facts to you, of course from forgetfulness. Sir Henry Hardinge the Member for the City of Durham, Secry at War, Lord… Read more
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with the accompanying Account of the battle addressed to "My Lords", acquainting them with the "particular occurrences that reflect so much Honour on the Skill of our Naval Commanders & on the Bravery of our Seamen ... if your Lordship shall receive the smallest Gratification in their perusal (for I pledge my word on the truth of them) my… Read more
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(1755-1846, Politician and Bibliophile, First Lord of the Admiralty) thanking him for his letter "which is extremely gratifying to me, that my conduct and my care for the publick service has obtained your approbation. I assure you Sir it has ever been the first object of my life, diligently to execute my publick duty - I spare no… Read more
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in Clonmel in Ireland, thanking for his letter and saying that he can "rely upon it that if I had not been certain that Sir William O'Callaghan would support Govt or if I had ... that you would stand yourself I would not have commended him to you for your support. I am very glad to learn that… Read more
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thanking him for his letters about "both the Captain Stanhopes. Your Grace may be sure I shall be happy to do them all the Service in my Power. I have already promoted Captain Stanhope the younger to the command of the Terrible a 74 Gun Ship, he seems to be a Brisk active Officer and I dare… Read more
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showing him head and shoulders wearing a blue spotted tie 5½" x 8", signed beneath on a white mount, 8" x 5½", in frame 13" x 9½", no place, no date
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in his capacity as American Minister to Portugal, concerning "Captn Richard O'Brien, a citizen of the United States of America hath signified his intention of going to London & other Places on his lawful concerns. These are therefore to pray all concerned that he may be permitted to pass, without any let, hindrance or molestation, but on the… Read more
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(1772-1850, sister of General Peter von Colomb) saying that he has not heard from her "for a long time and I am very much worried, though the distance between us is not so great. With God's help I hope to conquer N; we are near to peace right now and a decisive battle will end the war. … Read more
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