Lot 1062: George Iv



2015-09-16 14:12:08

Lot 1062: George Iv: (1762-1830) King Of The United Kingdom 1820-30. A.L.S., George P, As Prince Of Wales, Two Pages, 4To, Brighton, 28Th August 1807, To Lady Mexborough ('Dear Madam'). The Prince Writes A Charming Letter, Stating That He Has Just Received Lady Mexborough'S Letter And Invitation, Which He Would Have Accepted, 'But I Have My House Full Of Company At The Present Moment, Which I Can Not Leave, As They Stay Some Days Longer With Me; Beside Which I Am Still So Much An Invalid, That I Am Afraid I Should At Any Rate Have Hardly Been Able To Obey Your Obliging Summons', And Continuing To Add That, As Much As He Laments The Circumstances Of Not Being Able To Pay His Respects, 'I Must Entreat Of You To Accept Of My Most Sincere Congratulations…& To Have The Goodness Of Conveying Them With My Best Regards To Lord Mexborough, As Well As To The Young Couple, To Whom I Must Also Request Of You In My Name, To Express The Best Of Wishes, That All Happiness May Attend Them'. With Blank Integral Leaf. Accompanied By The Original Envelope Wrapper Hand Addressed By The Prince And Bearing A Red Wax Seal. Some Very Light Age Wear, Generally Vg. Elizabeth, Lady Mexborough (1762-1821) Wife Of John Savile, 2Nd Earl Of Mexborough (1761-1830) British Peer And Politician. Lord And Lady Mexborough'S Son, John Savile, 3Rd Earl Of Mexborough (1783-1860) Married Lady Anne, The Daughter Of Philip Yorke, 3Rd Earl Of Hardwicke, In 1807, As Indicated By The Present Letter. . International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction October 2015 Saturday, 3rd October 2015 Estimate: £200-300
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