February 18, 2021 10:00 EST

Books & Manuscripts

 
  Lot 13
 
Lot 13 - [Autographs & Manuscripts] Burke, Edmund

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[Autographs & Manuscripts] Burke, Edmund
Autograph Letter, signed

Beaconsfield, May 1, 1796. 7 x 7 5/16 in. (178 x 186 mm). Scarce autograph letter, signed by Burke to Stephen Thurston Adey, a London banker whom Burke patronized, concerning a financial matter: "My Dear Adey,/I suppose you have already/had a Bill drawn on your home from Wm./Smettel at Bath for twenty five pound/on my account. I beg you to honour it..."; mounted to card; creasing from original folds; docketed on verso. Lot includes an engraved portrait of Burke.

Sold for $882
Estimated at $800 - $1,200


 

Beaconsfield, May 1, 1796. 7 x 7 5/16 in. (178 x 186 mm). Scarce autograph letter, signed by Burke to Stephen Thurston Adey, a London banker whom Burke patronized, concerning a financial matter: "My Dear Adey,/I suppose you have already/had a Bill drawn on your home from Wm./Smettel at Bath for twenty five pound/on my account. I beg you to honour it..."; mounted to card; creasing from original folds; docketed on verso. Lot includes an engraved portrait of Burke.

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