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OAKLEY (John, 1834-1890, Dean of Carlisle, then Manchester)

Autograph Letter Signed to 'Dear Sir', saying he is "much obliged" for his note, he is writing to Mr Orford but is afraid "Malfield will not suit us", 1 side 8vo., Deanery, Carlisle, 6th February

Item Date:  1884
Stock No:  18647      £15

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OMONT (Henri Auguste, 1857-1940, Keeper of Manuscripts at the Bibliothèque Nationale, Membre de l'Institut)

Autograph Letter Signed, in French with translation, to Reginald Lane Poole, (1857-1940, Editor of the English Historical Review, Lecturer in Diplomatic at Oxford, 1896-1927), thanking him "for the fine volume of the Index Britanniae Scriptorum ... No souvenir of the celebrations of the third centenary of the Bodleian could be more agreeable ... Thanks to the scholarly edition which you and Miss Bateson have produced of Bale's lists, numerous small anonymous works can be restored to their true authors, and will come to enrich the literary history of the Middle Ages", 2 sides 8vo., Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris, 18th October

Item Date:  1902
Stock No:  50535      £75

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OMONT (Henri Auguste, 1857-1940, Keeper of Manuscripts at the Bibliothèque Nationale, Membre de l'Institut)

Autograph Letter Signed, in French with translation, to Reginald Lane Poole, 1857-1940, Editor of the English Historical Review, Lecturer in Diplomatic at Oxford, 1896-1927), thanking him "for ... your scholarly study on the correspondence of John of Salisbury. The two manuscripts at Paris and Cambridge have formed the basis of many precious comments on the history of the XIIth century ... to which you are such a sure and admirably well-informed guide", 1 side 8vo., Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris, 15th April

Item Date:  1924
Stock No:  50536      £75

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ORFORD (Harriet Bettina Frances, née Pellew, d. 1886, from 1841 wife of the 4th Earl of Orford)

Autograph Letter Signed to Lady Castletown, (1811-1889, wife of the 1st Baron), telling her that "These days tire me so I have not been able to try & find you visible as I much wished - my foot too is by no means lively after the '7 chiese' [churches] - of yesterday: I heard from Lady Ely yesterday in London ... she says Ignatieff's visit made a great sensation ... & people fear war [between Russia and Turkey] must come eventually towards spring ?? - !!!!! (next spring I hope??)" and that "poor Lady Caroline Lascelles has lost her son ... found dead in his bed from apoplexy. - [the new] Lady Walsingham was to have been married at Broadlands ... but it seems the clergyman there wld. not marry a divorced woman as many Protestant clergymen refuse to do (& the law cannot force them ...) so she was married at Trinity Church - Chelsea", she sends "a little book ... by Mrs. Aug. Craven (Pauline de la Ferronaye) the life of an aunt of my son in law's (his mother is 'née' Minutolo) this poor woman wld. have been canonized in other days", it is written "in charming French; she was very kind to my Daughter when she married", 4 sides 8vo black-edged, no place. [Florence], 30th March n.y., but

Item Date:  1877
Stock No:  17237      £55

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ORFORD (Harriet Bettina Frances, née Pellew, d. 1886, from 1841 wife of the 4th Earl of Orford)

Autograph Letter Signed to Lady Castletown, (1811-1889, wife of the 1st Baron), saying that she "cannot find words to express my great gratitude to you ... the kindest that any body can do now to me is to aid the 'Society Protection' here!! which is entirely the work of Lady Paget, C[onte]ssa Bardelli & myself - 'Que Dieu vs le rende' [may God reward you] is all I can say ... in health and in peace, which are the only 2 things we at our age can hope for, or desire", she continues "I wish I cld ever be of any use to you!! but it is a case of the mouse and the lion and I should not wish you to be in a net (were you the Queen of Beasts) in order to show my gratitude and my dental dexterity", she sends a "Mme. de Montaigne's memoirs - You must have known all the Noailles in days of yore ... 'le beau' Antonin de Noailles (whom I was to have married) all, all, all, dead !!! ... I am sure you knew all these then 'célébrités' - 'du jour' - Dino is going to give his own 'operette' at teatro 'Loggie' ", with a P.S. "... the account of how young ladies 'de grande maison' were brought up before 1789 is most curious - her mother & sister were both executed in 93", 4 sides 8vo black-edged, no place. [Florence], 31st March n.y., c.

Item Date:  1877
Stock No:  17238      £55

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