Autograph Letter Signed ('W Knollys | Lt Genl') to J. Maitland, on the presentation of an address to the Prince of Wales by the Church of Scotland.

General Rt. Hon. Sir William Thomas Knollys (1797-1883), Treasurer and Comptroller of the Household of the Prince of Wales, 1862-1877 [General Assembly of the Church of Scotland; J. Maitland]
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25 March 1863; Buckingham Palace.
SKU: 8490

4to, 2 pp. Good, on lightly-aged laid paper, with small area torn away from top corner (not affecting text). Docketed at head in an Edwardian hand: 'From Lieutt Genl. Sir William Knollys to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland on the occasion of the Prince of Wales' marriage | Private Secretary to the Prince of Wales [Edward VII]'. He wishes to 'lose no time in makeing [sic] you acquainted with the arrangements made on the occasion of the Addresses voted on His Royal Higness's marriage as soon as a decision has been come to with respect to those bodies who wish to present their address by deputation - | His Royal Highness will, on an early day after his return from Sandringham, receive such deputations in person'. A day will be named in the mean time 'for the reception of the Address from the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland'. Somewhat anachronistically, Knollys employs the long s.