NAPIER (General Robert)

Finely penned copy letter, signed, to Sir John Hussey Delaval, (1728-1808, 1st Baron), saying that "After so long delay in making out the Title of the House in Albemarle Street which ... [on] the 19th of August last I agreed to Purchase from You ... unless the ... Indenture" of 15th June 1726 "shall be produced ... before the first day of May ... I shall issue a Bill in Chancery to be Discharged from the Agreement ... I hope therefore You will be so good as to give me your immediate Answer", with a note, initialled 'CB', at the foot of the 3rd side "Left Copy at Sr. Jno. Delavals with a Woman Servant who was left to take care of the House - Another with Mr. Coulthurst as Dated", 3 sides 8vo., direction, title and "Copy" on 4th side, London, 19th April light trace of laying down in right margin of fourth side with loss of three letters (easily supplied)

Item Date:  1762

Stock No:  15143      £30

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