Part of Autograph Letter Signed, Consuelo Manchester, to unknown correspondent about House Party

Consuelo Manchester [Countess of Manchester]
Part of Autograph Letter Signed, Consuelo Manchester
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SKU: 9279

Final page of a letter, 8vo, good condition. "am just back here. We are a party of 43 in the house here with the Viceroy and Queen[.] Sir Ernest is here but soon goes to Egypt[.] Again with all good wishes Believe me Sincerely ." Note: "Her Spanish name was in honor of her godmother, Maria Consuelo Yznaga Clement (1858-1909), a half-Cuban, half-American socialite who created a social stir a year earlier when she married the fortune-hunting George Victor Drogo Montagu, Viscount Mandeville, a union of Old World and New World that caused the groom's father, the 7th duke of Manchester, to openly wonder if his son and heir had married a "Red Indian." (Consuelo, Duchess of Manchester was also the basis of the character Conchita Closson in Edith Wharton's unfinished novel The Buccaneers.) . . " (Wikipedia)