Lot 794: Canning George



2015-07-10 15:43:29

Lot 794: Canning George: (1770-1827) British Prime Minister April - August 1827. A.L.S., Geo. Canning, Two Pages, 8Vo, Foreign Office, 27Th April 1824, To 'Mon Cher Dr Werther' (?), Marked Private. Canning Writes The Body Of The Letter In English, Enclosing A Card (No Longer Present) For The Following Day And Remarking 'I Beg Of You To Fill Up With The Name Of That One Of Your Compatriots Recently Arrived Whom You Would Prefer. I Presume The Prince De Piches (?)' And Adding That If He Had Been Notified Earlier Of The Arrival He Would Have Provided Room For More. In A Postscript Canning Notes 'I Am Not Sure That We Read The Name Right'. With Blank Integral Leaf. Vg International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction July 2015 Saturday, 18th July 2015 Estimate: £100 - 150
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