Multiple Authors - BOINAC, CARAYON, DOMPMARTIN, BARON DE BERNOU, BAUREPAIN,ST. GENEST, MORISSET,VERNOIS)
Title: LARGE ARCHIVE OF HANDWRITTEN LETTERS RELATING TO EARLY BRITISH POLITICS WITH MULTIPLE AUTOGRAPHS OF BRITISH PEERAGE
Book Condition: Very Good
Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
Publisher: England  1790
Seller ID: 000631
On offer is a superb collection of early, 1790-1850s, British politics; being an extensive letter archive comprising more than 35 individual letters, all written and signed by leading political figures of the day. All relate to political, peerage, and House of Lords affairs. Extended research and in large part thanks to the Spottiswoode clerk (Spottiswoode being a prominent firm of solicitors through which most of the early peerage communicated) who docketed the letters the signatories are found as follows: Lord Montagu (1832, 3pp); Alex Munro (1797, 1pp); Earl of Strathmore (1821, 1pp); Marquis of Tweedale (1834, 1pp); Earl of Morton (1821, 1pp / 1830, 3pp 8vo); Lord MacDonald (1816, 1pp); Duke of Montrose (1796, 1pp / 1810, 3pp 8vo); Lord Perth (1797, 1pp); Lord Ramsey (1838, 2+pp 8vo); Earl of Roslyn (1825, 4pp 8vo / 1842, 2+pp / 1880, 1pp 8vo); Lord Torphichene (1801, 1pp); Lord Stormont (1791, half-page); Duke of Somerset (1827, half-page); Lord Sinclair (1850, 1pp); Viscount Strathallan (1803, 1pp 8vo / 1814, 2pp 8vo); Earl of Selkirk (1858, 1pp 8vo); Earl of Wemyss & March (1828, 1pp 8vo / 1835, 1pp 8vo / 1837, 1pp 8vo); Earl Rollo (1835, 1pp); Lord Rederdale (ND. 1+pp 8vo); Lord Reay (1832, 2+pp 8vo); Lord Ruthern(?) (1841, 1pp); Zetland (1840, half-page); Lord Willoughby (1832, 2pp 8vo); Lord Walsingham (1790, 1pp / 1811, 1pp 8vo); Lord Riversdale (1837, 1pp 8vo); Lord Osbourne (1817, 1pp); Lord Arthur Lennox (1846, 2+pp 8vo); Earl of Home (1842, 1pp 8vo). Overall VG.
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