Lot 805: Churchill Winston S.



2015-07-10 15:43:31

Lot 805: Churchill Winston S.: (1874-1965) British Prime Minister 1940-45, 1951-55. Nobel Prize Winner For Literature, 1953. L.S., Winston S. Churchill, Two Pages, 8Vo, Mount Street, 3Rd June 1904, To W. J. Piper, The Text In The Hand Of Annette Anning, Churchill’S Secretary. Churchill Thanks His Correspondent For Their Invitation Although Greatly Regrets That He Has To Decline It, Explaining €˜I Have Already Contracted As Many Engagements As I Can Undertake With Advantage, And Owing To The Heavy Work Which The Session Involves, I Fear I Cannot Add To My Present Undertakings’. He Concludes €˜I Trust You Have Received The Telegram I Sent Early This Morning’. With Blank Integral Leaf. Some Light Dust Staining To The First Page And A Few Neat Splits To The Central Vertical Fold, About Vg The Present Letter Is Dated In The Year In Which Churchill Crossed The Floor Of The House Of Commons To Become A Member Of The Liberal Party, As A Result Of A Disagreement With Leading Members Of The Conservative Party. 1904 Was Also The Year In Which He Met His Future Wife, Clementine. International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction July 2015 Saturday, 18th July 2015 Estimate: £400 - 600
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