Lot 432: North, Lord



2015-09-16 14:07:18

Lot 432: North Lord: (1732-1792) British Prime Minister 1770-82. A.L.S., North, One Page, 4To, Bushey Park, 4Th September 1780, To [Robert Gunning]. North Announces 'I Am Told That Your Friend Mr. Cautley Of Trinity College Cambridge Has A Vote For The University' And Continues 'I Am Very Glad To Hear It Because I Hope Through Your Goodness To Engage It For Lord Hyde & Mr Mansfield. Lord Euston, As I Am Informed, Does Not Stand, & So I Hope That You Will Recommend My Friends To Mr. Cautley, & To Any Other Persons Whom You Know To Be Voters For The University Of Cambridge'. North Further Remarks 'You May Be Sure I Have Their Success At Heart By Giving You This Trouble. Indeed You Will Greatly Oblige Me By Any Assistance You Can Procure For Them'. With Blank Integral Leaf. Some Light Dust Staining, Age Wear And A Few Minor Splits At The Edges, Otherwise About Vg Sir Robert Gunning (1731-1816) British Diplomat Who Served As The British Minister In Denmark 1765-71, In Prussia 1771 And In Russia 1772-76. Richard Cautley (1763-1842) English Clergyman Who Was Educated At Trinity College, Cambridge From 1780-84. Thomas Villiers (1709-1786) 1St Earl Of Clarendon. Baron Hyde. British Politician And Diplomat Who Had Been Educated At Queen'S College, Cambridge. George Fitzroy (1760-1844) 4Th Duke Of Grafton. Earl Of Euston. British Politician Who Was Educated At Trinity College, Cambridge, Where He Became A Close Friend Of William Pitt The Younger.] International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction September 2015 Saturday, 26th September 2015 Estimate: £250-350
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