Letter to Mrs Vaughan

Written and signed by Rajah James Brooke of Sarawak to Mrs. Vaughan


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Letter handwritten and signed by Sir James Brooke, first Rajah of Sarawak, to Mrs. Vaughan claiming "the privilege of an old acquaintance to reply in the matter to your invitation for Saturday. I am expecting my sister here and will therefore avail myself of the option you give of dining with Dr Vaughan and yourself on Monday next instead ..." ending that he had heard from her brother and "hope to see Mrs Stanley when she returns to town". 3 sides small 8vo., no place, no date, Friday.

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3 sides small 8vo

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  • Acquired from Sophie Dupré Autographs (Calne, Wiltshire, England)
  • Was part of a private collection of Victorian autographs