Autograph fragment signed to the Bishop of Peterborough,

Edward Meyrick Goulburn
Publication details: 
without place or date.
SKU: 954

Dean of Norwich (1818-97), and writer on religious matters. One page, 12mo. Recto: "<...> "The Homes for the Widows and Unmarried "Daughters of deceased Clergymen," and its object is to provide gratuitously for such Ladies clea and quiet Lodgings in a respectable part of Londo. The Instin is struggling on with fair success, and since its commencement one or two new Lodging Houses have been affiliated under Miss Reid's (the Foundress's) superintendence; but the last year was, for causes over which <...>". Verso: "<...> with an attracting (and extracting) advocate of your Lordship's power, we cannot fail to attain a most satisfactory result. / I remain, my dear Lord, / Every yours very truly / E. M. Goulburn. / The Right Reverend / The Lord Bishop of Peterbro' / &c &c". With remains of a stub in one margin, and loss to the recto (affecting the text) as a result of previous mounting.