Lot 507: Roberts, Frederick



2015-09-16 14:07:29

Lot 507: Roberts Frederick: (1832-1914) British Field Marshal, Victoria Cross Winner For His Actions At The Indian Mutiny On 2Nd January 1858. A.L.S., Roberts, One Page, 8Vo, Portland Place, 18Th December 1902, To Bernard Holland, Stating, In Full, 'I Am Very Much Obliged. The Alterations You Have Made In The Enclosed (No Longer Present) Are Just What I Want'. With Blank Integral Leaf. Accompanied By The Original Envelope Hand Addressed By Roberts. Together With A Small Series Of Other A.Ls.S. By Various Individuals Including Frances 'Daisy' Greville, Countess Of Warwick (Mistress Of King Edward Vii), Francis Knollys (Writing To Bernard Holland On Behalf Of King Edward Vii Who Had Questioned The Signing Of A Document, In Part, 'Ld. Grey Was Appointed Governor General Of Canada In Sept. 1904, And The King Asks Therefore Why He Did Not Sign His Commission Some Time Ago. Is It, Though, That He Did So Soon After Ld. G'S Appointment, That The Document Which H.M. Signed The Other Day Was Letters Patent Adding The Title Of Comr. In Chief....'), Leo Amery, Edward Clarke, John Morley (Regarding 'A Point In Mr. Childers'S Report On The Irish Finances Commn.'), Alfred Milner Etc., Also Including An Interesting Manuscript Draft In Bernard Holland'S Hand Of An Address Given By King Prempeh I Of Ashanti Whilst In Exile In The Seychelles, 31St October 1901. Incomplete (1). Some Of The Letters Are Accompanied By The Original Envelopes And Most Are Addressed To Bernard Holland. G To Generally Vg, 12] International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction September 2015 Saturday, 26th September 2015 Estimate: £80-120
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