Lot 433: Pitt, William



2015-09-16 14:07:18

Lot 433: Pitt William: The Younger (1759-1806) British Prime Minister 1783-1801, 1804-06. A.L.S., W Pitt, Two Pages, 4To, Downing Street, 4Th April 1791, To A Gentleman. Pitt Informs His Correspondent 'I Shall Be Very Glad To Find A Favourable Opportunity Of Contributing To The Success Of Your Application For A Regt. When Circumstances Will Admit' And Continues 'His Majesty [King George Iii] Has Already Decided On The Present Occasion, But Independent Of These Circumstances There Are Some Claims Which I Feel Myself So Much Bound To Attend To That It Would Be Impossible For Me To Urge Your Application In Preference'. With A Small Area Of Paper Loss At The Lower Edge Where The Name Of Pitt'S Correspondent Has Been Slightly Irregularly Torn Away. Some Slight Traces Of Former Mounting To The Right Edge Of The Verso. About Vg] International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction September 2015 Saturday, 26th September 2015 Estimate: £150-200
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