TOOTING

Autograph Letter Signed by George William Coventry, 7th Earl of Coventry, to Thomas Harrison, egarding the enclosure of Tooting Common. Together with franked envelope bearing Coventry's red wax seal.

Author: 
George William Coventry (1758-1831), 7th Earl of Coventry [the enclosure of Tooting Common]
Autograph Letter Signed by George William Coventry
Publication details: 
16 October 1819; Croome.
£145.00
Autograph Letter Signed by George William Coventry

4to, 1 p. Eleven lines. Text clear and complete. Good, on lightly-aged paper. He thanks him for having 'appriz'd' him 'of the proposed enclosure of Tooting Common, to which I am equally hostile with the Rector, & the other principal Gentlemen who have express'd their determination to oppose the Measure'. Lady Coventry joins him in sending 'kind remembrances' to Mrs Harrison and her family. The franked envelope is a sheet of folded paper, bearing Coventry's red wax armorial seal in good condition, and postmark. It is addressed 'Pershore Octr. Seventeen | 1817 | Thomas Harrison Esqr.

Autograph Letter Signed ('Katharine S. Macquoid') to Seymour C. J. Freeman-Matthews.

Author: 
Katharine Sarah Macquoid (nee Gadsden, 1824-1917), voluminous English novelist
Publication details: 
28 April 1900; on letterhead 'The Edge, Tooting Common.'
£60.00

One page, 12mo. Very good. 'I see that to-day is mail day for the Cape, I therefore send you at once the signature for which you ask. I wonder how you discovered my address.' Accompanied by biographical cutting.

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