Lot 880: Wellington Duke Of



2015-07-10 15:43:42

Lot 880: Wellington Duke Of: (1769-1852) Anglo-Irish Field Marshal & British Prime Minister 1828-30, 1834. A.L., Unsigned, One Page, Small 8Vo (Neatly Trimmed), London, 29Th March N.Y., To An Unidentified Correspondent. Wellington Sends His Instructions, In Part, 'If It Should Not Rain The Horses Are To Be Taken To The Parade At The Wellington Barracks At A Little Before Ten Tomorrow Morning. To Go Thence With The Troops To The Grand Review Of The Guards At The Horse Guards, To Attend The Parade....To Attend The Relief At St. James'S Palace....To Return Home Through The Streets. I Shall Send The Horses Out Of Town In The Afternoon'. Together With A Signed Free Front Envelope Panel Hand Addressed By Wellington And Signed By Him With His Initial ('W') In The Lower Left Corner (Some Tears And Areas Of Paper Loss, Neatly Laid Down Beneath An Engraving), Also Including A Small Irregularly Clipped Piece Bearing An Address In Wellington'S Hand. The Lot Also Includes Arthur Wellesley (1807-1884) 2Nd Duke Of Wellington. British Soldier And Politician, Eldest Son Of The Duke Of Wellington. A.L.S., Wellington, Two Pages, 8Vo, Clermont, 16Th November 1861, To Mr. Applewhite. The Duke Writes On Behalf Of The Duchess To Invite His Correspondent And Their Family To Dine With Them, Remarking That The Duchess 'Intends To Make Some Music Which It Will Please You To Hear I Hope'. With Blank Integral Leaf. Accompanied By Elizabeth Wellesley (1820-1904) Duchess Of Wellington. Mistress Of The Robes To Queen Victoria 1861-68, 1874-80. A.L.S., Elizth. Wellington, Three Pages, 8Vo, Edinburgh, 27Th October N.Y., To Mrs. Applewhite. The Duchess Thanks Her Correspondent For Their Invitation And Continues 'I Have Been So Anxious About My Brother Lord Gifford Who Has Been Very Dangerously Ill', Further Explaining That, Although He Is Better Now, She Feels That They Will Not Be Able To Accept The Invitation. G To Generally Vg, 5 International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction July 2015 Saturday, 18th July 2015 Estimate: £150 - 200
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