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    Sale 5822

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts including the Works of Charles Dickens

    1 June 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 41

    HAMILTON, Emma, Lady (1761-1815). Autograph letter signed ('Emma Hamilton') to an unidentified recipient ('My Dear Sir'), 150 Bond Street, n.d. ('Thursday'), giving news of illnesses suffered by herself ('I have been very ill with a Bilious attack') and Horatia ('Horatia has had a bad Cough which has made me uneasy for I feard the Hooping Cough'), reporting on two visits to the Duke of Sussex, 'I am writing from the morning tell night for I am fully Determined to bring my claims before the publick John Bull is not ungrateful for services rendered to Him & his Country'; she longs to go and see 'Dear Mrs Russell ... for I want Quiet of Body & mind', 4 pages, 4to, on a bifolium.

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    HAMILTON, Emma, Lady (1761-1815). Autograph letter signed ('Emma Hamilton') to an unidentified recipient ('My Dear Sir'), 150 Bond Street, n.d. ('Thursday'), giving news of illnesses suffered by herself ('I have been very ill with a Bilious attack') and Horatia ('Horatia has had a bad Cough which has made me uneasy for I feard the Hooping Cough'), reporting on two visits to the Duke of Sussex, 'I am writing from the morning tell night for I am fully Determined to bring my claims before the publick John Bull is not ungrateful for services rendered to Him & his Country'; she longs to go and see 'Dear Mrs Russell ... for I want Quiet of Body & mind', 4 pages, 4to, on a bifolium.


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