Lot 1173: [Peel, Robert]

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2015-09-16 14:12:25

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Lot 1173: [Peel Robert]: (1788-1850) British Prime Minister 1834-35 & 1841-46. Murray John (1778-1843) Scottish Publisher, Son Of The Founder Of The John Murray Publishing House. An Intriguing A.L.S., John Murray, Two Pages, 8Vo, Albemarle Street, 20Th February 1839, To Sir Robert Peel ('Dear Sir'). Murray Proclaims 'Trusting That You Will Acceed To The 3 Following Conditions I That No Other Person But Yourself Is Allowed To See Them. Ii That You Do Not Communicate To Any Other Person That You Have Seen Them - And Iii That You Return Them To Me As Soon As Read. I Confide To You The Interesting Pages Which I Now Enclose' (No Longer Present). The Publisher Further Writes 'I Have Brought Within Your Reach A Man Who May Be Made Invaluable At The Expense Of Only One Tame Elephant' And In A Postscript Instructs Peel 'Be So Kind As Not To Insert Your Name On The Cover Wch You Address To Me & To Direct The Servant To Leave The Packet At The Private Door - Without Saying Where It Comes From - I Leave This Myself'. With Blank Integral Leaf. Vg. International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction October 2015 Saturday, 3rd October 2015 Estimate: £100-150
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