Lot 1069: Adelaide Of Saxe-Meiningen



2015-09-16 14:12:09

Lot 1069: Adelaide Of Saxe-Meiningen: (1792-1849) Queen Consort Of The United Kingdom And Of Hanover, Spouse Of King William Iv. The Capital City Of South Australia Is Named After Her. A.L.S., Adelaide, Four Pages, 8Vo, Windsor Castle, 14Th August N.Y., To 'My Dear Brother'. The Queen Sends Her Heartfelt Thanks For Her Correspondent'S Kind Congratulations On The Occasion Of Her Birthday 'As Well As For The Beautiful Bracelet You Were So Kind As To Send Me, Which Gives Me Great Pleasure & Is Admired By Every Lady' And Further Remarks 'I Assure You I Shall Wear It Often In Remembrance Of Your Friendship Which I Value Highly'. The Queen Also States 'The King Desires Me To Repeat To You The Message He Sent You By Your Daughter, That He Would Be Delighted To Offer The Use Of Kew House To You Should You Wish To Spend The Summer There'. A Charming Letter With Good Association. Some Light Dust Staining To The Final Page, Only Very Slightly Affecting The Text And Signature, And With A Couple Of Minor, Neat Splits To The Edges Of The Folds, Otherwise About Vg. Bernhard Ii Erich Freund (1800-1882) Duke Of Saxe-Meiningen, Younger Brother Of Queen Adelaide. His Daughter, Referred To In The Present Letter, Was Princess Augusta Of Saxe-Meiningen (1843-1919). ?100-150 International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction October 2015 Saturday, 3rd October 2015 Estimate: £110 - 140
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