Lot 1066: William Iv


2015-09-16 14:12:09


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Lot 1066: William Iv: (1765-1837) King Of The United Kingdom Of Great Britain & Ireland 1830-37. A Fine L.S., With Holograph Subscription, Sir My Brother, Your Majesty'S Good Brother, William R, As King, Two Pages, 4To, Brighton, 22Nd December 1830, To [Ferdinand Ii] The King Of The Two Sicilies. King William Iv States, In Part, 'The Count De Ludolf Has Presented To Me The Letter Which Your Majesty Addressed To Me….Announcing The Melancholy Intelligence Of The Death Of Your Royal And Beloved Father, His Majesty King Francis I….No One Can Enter More Truly Into Your Majesty'S Feelings On This Occasion, Than I Who Have Recently Experienced A Similar Bereavement, And I Therefore Offer To Your Majesty My Heartfelt Condolence On The Heavy Loss Which You Have Sustained. While I Thus Sympathise With Your Majesty, However, I Cannot Refrain From Conveying To Your Majesty My Cordial Congratulations On Your Accession To The Throne Of The Kingdom Of The Two Sicilies….' With Integral Address Leaf Bearing Two Black Wax Seals And The Small Original Black Ribbons. Some Very Light Creasing, Otherwise Vg. Ferdinand Ii (1810-1859) King Of The Two Sicilies 1830-59. Francis I (1777-1830) King Of The Two Sicilies 1825-30. King Francis, Father Of Ferdinand Ii, Had Died On 8Th November 1830. King William Iv'S Brother, King George Iv (1762-1830) King Of The United Kingdom Of Great Britain And Ireland 1820-30 Had Died On 26Th June 1830, As Reflected In The Present Letter. International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction October 2015 Saturday, 3rd October 2015 Estimate: £400-600
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