Autograph Letter Signed to unnamed male publishers.

Harry Furniss [Punch, or the London Charivari]
Publication details: 
Thursday' [docketed 7 May 1885]; on Garrick Club letterhead.

Anglo-Irish journalist and caricaturist (1854-1925), best known for his work for Punch. Three pages, 12mo. Very good, but with slight wear and discoloration to recto of first leaf of bifoliate. Asks to 'know the fate of Miss Lyster's M.S.' 'You will recollect I called & saw you about it some months ago. She is anxious you should understand you can have the M.S. without the drawings as you did not seem <?> for the latter | An answer will much oblige | Yours very truly | [signed] Harry Furniss'.

Autograph Letter Signed [to the editor of the North American Review].

William Edward Hartpole Lecky
Publication details: 
16 February 1891; on letterhead '38, Onslow Gardens, S.W.'

Two pages, 12mo. Very good. Thanks his correspondent for 'your kind letter & for the hospitality you have given me in the North American Review. I hope you will be able to bring out my article in the March Number as the political Kaleidoscope changes so quickly that some part may appear belated if it is long delayed.' Asks for a change to be made if it is not possible to bring the piece out in the March issue. Signed 'W E H Lecky'.

Autograph Letter Signed, "Rd Dublin", to an unnamed correspondent.

Richard Whately.
Publication details: 
Palace, 22 August 1853.

Archbishop of Dublin, logician and misc. writer (1787-1863). Eight (8) pages, 8vo, laid down, good condition. He commences "I did not give any general advice to my Clergy because there c[oul]d not be any that . . ."he explores views on the system education at length. He says what he would advise. "As for my own school, it is just closed, owing to the P.P. having forbidden the Mistress to use the Scr. which had been used there from the first opening of the school". He quotes a relevant letter from The Times.

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