Lot 407: Arthur, Duke Of Connaught



2015-09-16 14:07:14

Lot 407: Arthur, Duke Of Connaught: (1850-1942) British Military Officer, Son Of Queen Victoria And Prince Albert. Governor General Of Canada 1911-16. A.L.S., Arthur, One Page, 8Vo, Bagshot Park, Surrey, 4Th October 1922, To Winston Churchill ('My Dear Winston'), Marked 'Confidential'. Connaught Writes, In Full, 'Although I Suppose You Have Frequent Reports From South Africa, I Thought That You Might Like To See The Enclosed Letter From My Son Which Interested Me. I Send It On To You, With Its Enclosures, (None Present) Just As I Received It, & I Will Ask You Kindly To Return Me The Letter'. With Blank Integral Leaf. Vg Winston S. Churchill (1874-1965) British Prime Minister 1940-45, 1951-55. Nobel Prize Winner For Literature, 1953. At The Time Of The Present Letter Churchill Was Serving As Secretary Of State For The Colonies (1921-22). Prince Arthur Of Connaught (1883-1938) British Military Officer, Son Of Arthur, Duke Of Connaught And Grandson Of Queen Victoria. Governor-General Of The Union Of South Africa 1920-24.] International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction September 2015 Saturday, 26th September 2015 Estimate: £80-100
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