Lot 802: Lloyd George David

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Lot 802: Lloyd George David: (1863-1945) British Prime Minister 1916-22. A Good A.L.S., With His Initials D L G, Two Pages, 8Vo, War Office, Whitehall, 9Th December 1916, To Max Aitken ('My Dear Max'), On The Blind Embossed Stationery Of The Secretary Of State For War. Lloyd George Writes, In Full, 'There Are Two Or Three Business Important Departments Which Have No Representatives In The House Of Lords & Therefore No Spokesmen. Would You Allow Me To Recommend Your Name To The King For A Peerage. You Could Then Answer For These Departments In The H.L.' Accompanied By The Original Envelope Hand Addressed By Lloyd George, Marked Personal, And Signed By Him With His Initials ('Dlg') In The Lower Left Corner. A Letter Of Interesting Content And Good Association. Vg Max Aitken (1879-1964) 1St Baron Beaverbrook. Anglo-Canadian Business Tycoon, Politician And Newspaper Proprietor. Aitken Received His Peerage In 1917, Evidently Accepting The Proposal Made By Lloyd George In The Present Letter. International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction July 2015 Saturday, 18th July 2015 Estimate: £150 - 200
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