Lot 713: Scott Robert Falcon

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2015-07-10 15:43:17

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Lot 713: Scott Robert Falcon: (1868-1912) British Royal Navy Officer & Antarctic Explorer. A.L.S., R F Scott, Two Pages, 8Vo, Oakley Street, Chelsea Embankment, 24Th October N.Y., To 'My Dear Miss Eleanor' (Warrender). Scott Sends His Correspondent A Photograph (No Longer Present) 'In Order That You May Think More Kindly Of The Manner In Which I Keep My Pledges' And Further Explains 'The Plain Clothes One Cannot Be Found But I Will Get Some More Of Them & Send You One'. Scott Also Remarks That It Was Nice To Have Seen His Correspondent Again And That He Enjoyed The Evening In Her Company, Concluding 'May You Have A Real Good Time In America And At All Times The Happiness You Deserve'. Some Very Light, Extremely Minor Overall Foxing, Only Very Slightly Affecting The Text And Signature, Otherwise Vg Eleanor Warrender And Her Family Were Friends With The Churchill Family, Eleanor Herself Being Particularly Close To Winston Churchill'S Mother Jennie, With Whom She Had Served As A Nurse On A Hospital Ship During The Boer War. International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction July 2015 Saturday, 18th July 2015 Estimate: £1000 - 1200
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