Lot 479: Arnold Matthew

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Lot 479: Arnold Matthew: (1822-1888) English Poet & Critic. A.L.S., Matthew Arnold, One Page, 8Vo, Pall Mall, 27Th July N.Y., To Lady Strangford, On The Blind Embossed Stationery Of The Athenaeum Club. Arnold States That He Did Not Receive His Correspondent’S Note Until The Previous Evening And Offers His Advice, €˜I Think You Occupy Such A Position In Regard To Eastern Matters That You Could Perfectly Well Write About Your Bulgarian To Anybody You Chose, Whether You Knew Them Personally Or Not’, Further Writing €˜I Suggested Mr. Baxter Because I Learnt He Had Travelled In The East And Was Strongly Interested In The Christian Populations Governed By Turkey, And That He Was Also Very Rich’. With Blank Integral Leaf. About Ex Lady Strangford (1826-1887) Emily Ann Smythe. British Illustrator, Writer & Nurse. Strangford Established Hospitals And Mills To Assist The Bulgarians Following The April Uprising Of 1876 That Preceded The Re-Establishment Of Bulgaria. International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction July 2015 Saturday, 18th July 2015 Estimate: £100 - 120
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