DE WINTON (Sir Francis Walter, 1835-1901, Major-General, Colonial Administrator)

2 Autograph Letter Signed and 1 LS to the painter William A. Menzies, arranging "to take the picture of Katharine Douglas at £10. 10 - ... can you let me have it on the 2nd June as it is intended for a birthday present" (1 May 1898), "I daresay ... I could obtain the permission of the Secr. of the Royal Academy or the President to let me have it for two days ... back in its place on the 3rd" and thanking him "for the copy of the Girls own paper" (3rd May 1898), 5 sides 8vo black-edged, York House, St. James's Palace, 1st May 1898 - 7th July

Sir Francis was comptroller of the Duke of York's Household (later George V).

Item Date:  1898

Stock No:  18946      £60

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