Lot 664: Cavendish Georgiana

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Lot 664: Cavendish Georgiana: (1757-1806) Duchess Of Devonshire. English Aristocrat, A Famed Beauty And Leader Of Fashionable Style Who Was Notorious For Her Marital Arrangements, Catastrophic Love Affairs And Love Of Gambling. A.L.S., G. Devonshire, Two Pages, Small 8Vo, N.P., N.D. (€˜Wednesday Night’), To A Gentleman, In French. The Duchess Announces €˜The Memoir Of Lady Duncannon Is Larger Than She Thought, So She Prays You, Sir, To Count The Amount Of The Attached Bill (No Longer Present) To Pay Miss Bertin Tomorrow’ And Continues €˜Could I Bother You Again, Asking You A Permission To Visit The House Of Miss Desvieux On Friday Morning, With Lady Chester, Milord And Milady Henry Fitzgerald. I Am Only Available On Saturday, But Since My Sister Leaves On Saturday, She Would Be Charmed If You Initialled Miss Bertin Early Tomorrow To Inform Her Of The Amount That It Leaves For Her. I Also Pray You To Send Me The Expenditure Of Miss Desvieux And To Tell Me The Time When We Have To Go There’. With Blank Integral Leaf. Some Very Light, Extremely Minor Age Wear, Vg Henrietta Ponsonby (1761-1821) Countess Of Bessborough. Lady Duncannon. Mother Of Lady Caroline Lamb And Sister Of Georgiana Cavendish. International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction July 2015 Saturday, 18th July 2015 Estimate: £300 - 400
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