Lot 312: LS signed "Madame my Sister, Your Majesty's Good Sister, Victoria M.," one page both sides, 7.5 x 9, black-bordered letterhead, April 21, 1875. Letter to Maria Pia of Savoy, the Queen of Portugal and the Algarves, in part: "Having made choice of Lord Lytton, a Peer of My United Kingdom, to reside at the Court of The King Your Majesty's August Consort in the character of My Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary, I have charged him to deliver this Letter to Your Majesty, and to convey to you the Assurances of My most sincere Friendship and regard." In fine condition, with central vertical and horizontal folds (the vertical fold passing through the first letter of the signature) and light scattered foxing. Accompanied by the original mailing envelope.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 466
Wednesday, 9th December 2015
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