KOSSUTH

[ Ferenc Pulszky; Kossuth ] Autograph Letter Signed "Fr Pulszky" to a "Mr. Vaux"

Author: 
Ferenc Pulszky [Baron Pulszky; Ferenc Aurél Pulszky de Cselfalva et Lubócz (1814 –1897), Hungarian politician, writer and nobleman]
Publication details: 
13 St Albans Villas, Highgate Rise, Saturday (no date).
£450.00

Two pages, 12mo, one edge frayed, mainly good condition. "I do not know anything about the R. Society of Literature & the public which assembles there, but I am happy to lecture on the 9th of July on either of the following subjects which I have just now [elision] on my hands. | 1. 'In subjects connected with & objects exhibited in the Br.M. [British Museum]' This would be [spicy?] & amusing. | 2. 'On Shemitic art'' Elaborate profound & dull. | 3. 'On American monuments of art'.

[ Sir James Stansfeld, Radical MP for Halifax, abolitionist. ] Conclusion of Autograph Letter Signed ('J. Stansfeld.') on 'American slavery' and 'the conduct of a political leader'.

Author: 
Sir James Stansfeld (1820-1898), Radical MP for Halifax, abolitionist, President of the Local Government Board, associate of Mazzini and Garibaldi
Publication details: 
Without place or date.
£35.00

From the papers of the second wife of the geologist Alexander Henry Green (1832-1896), and previously Miss Wilhelmina Maria Armstrong of Clifton. 2pp., 12mo. Bifolium. In fair condition, on aged and worn paper. Docketed on reverse of second leaf: 'No 51 | Answer to No 3 - | By J. Stansfeld Esq'.

[ Joseph Cowan, Anglo-Jewish radical Liberal journalist and MP. ] Autograph Letter Signed ('Jos Cowan') to autograph collector F. W. Finch of Birmingham, expressing relief at being freed from the 'restraints & embarrassments' of Parliament..

Author: 
Joseph Cowan (1829-1900, nicknamed 'the Blaydon Brick'), Anglo-Jewish radical Liberal journalist and Member of Parliament, friend of Mazzini, Herzen, Bakunin. Garibaldi and Kossuth.
Publication details: 
Blaydon on Tyne. 29 March 1887.
£50.00

1p., 12mo. In good condition, lightly aged. Addressed to 'Mr. F. W. Finch, | Woodbridge Row | Mosley | Birmingham'. He thanks him for his letter and continues: 'I am sorry that you have not been so successful as you wished in collecting autographs, but I hope you will be more fortunate in future.' He is 'engaged in other and equally useful work outside of Parliament', and is 'glad to be freed from its restraints & embarrassments'.

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