A late Victorian gentleman-gaoler's collection of ALS, addre...





A late Victorian gentleman-gaoler's collection of ALS, addressed to Lieutenant-Colonel Everard Stepney Milman, FRGS, JP (1832-1912), former Governor of Holloway and Newgate Prisons, the contents compiled and annotated with a ink manuscripts letters from the great and the good of the Victorian Establishment, including Frederic Thesiger, 2nd Baron Chelmsford (1827-1905), Commander of the British forces in the Anglo-Zulu War, 2pp on Tower of London writing-paper; General Sir John Miller Adye GCB (1819-1900), of the War Office, 1pp on their writing-paper; further military figures, as to be expected; Henry Somerset, 8th Duke of Beaufort KG, PC, DL (1824-1899), 1pp on Badminton writing-paper; further members of the Somerset family and other aristocrats, including titled ladies; some gentleman-amateur watercolourists; editor of Punch; civil servants; etc., bound-in and loosely inserted ephemera, including a Royal Form of Prayer for Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence, 20th January, 1892, 11pp, & 2pp of late 19th century Chinese calligraphy, The Untearable Scrap Book cloth binding (tired), large 4to, [1]

Auction Date: 3rd Mar 2022 at 10am

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3rd Mar 2022 10am (Lots 1 to 473)