19 May 2004
THOMAS HARDY (1840-1928)
Autograph letter signed ('Thomas Hardy') to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Athenaeum, 18 July 1910, warmly thanking him for his congratulations, 'I am leaving for the country in a day or two', one page, 8vo.
Hardy was appointed to the Order of Merit in 1910.
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