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The Anglophile and the Professor

Thu, Oct 19, 2023 10:00AM EDT
Lot 1172

Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, (1769-1852) 4 Articles

Estimate: $500 - $700
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Property from the Estate of William H. Rasch


Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke (1769-1852) 4 Articles, comprising an autograph letter signed, third person, 1839, one page, declining to offer money for a work of art that he has not seen, with address leaf; embossed paper memorial portrait; an autograph letter signed, 1830, to Lord Plucket, regarding support in House of Lords; and an autograph letter signed, one page, 1830, to the Earl of Hadding.

Measurements: Height: of largest letter 9 3/8 in. x Width: 7 3/8 in.


Overall good condition, wear to edges, some toning, faint creases from folding, 1839 letter reinforced with tape along one edge.

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