Lot 1139: Ignatiev, Nikolai



2015-09-16 14:12:20

Lot 1139: Ignatiev Nikolai: (1832-1908) Russian Statesman And Diplomat. Minister Of Interior Under Alexander Iii. A.L.S., N. Ignatiew, One Page, 8Vo, Istambul, 18Th August 1866, 'Tuesday Evening', To A Colleague [Baron Prokesch-Osten], In French. Ignatiev States 'It Is Only Now That I Have Realized That Your Celebration Is Today, And I Send You My Congratulations. I Don'T Know Why But I Had In Mind That Your Emperor'S Celebration Was On Wednesday And Intended To Go To Town Tomorrow And Congratulates Him..' With Blank Integral Leaf. Vg Ignatiev Was Appointed Russian Ambassador To Constantinople 1864-77, And Therefore Refers To His Correspondent The Austrian Ambassador As Colleague. Baron Anton Von Prokesch-Osten (1795-1876) Austrian Ambassador To Constantinople International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction October 2015 Saturday, 3rd October 2015 Estimate: £80-100
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