VALANIEV (Pyotr Aleksandrovich, 1814-1890, Russian Minister for Home Affairs, 1861-1868, Chairman of the Council of Ministers, 1877-1881)

Autograph Letter Signed in French with translation, to Sir Andrew Buchanan, 1807-1882, asking him to express to Lady Buchanan his wife's regrets, "My wife is again unwell, and is not in a state to ... go to Countess Apraxian's soirée tomorrow and cannot think of dining with you the day following. I myself will take sincere pleasure in accepting", 2 sides 8vo., Sunday 28th February n.y., c. long split at horizontal fold without loss, repaired, traces of laying down on blank fourth side

With an identification at the head and a note "the Cypher [i.e. monogram] is in the Slavonic character".

Item Date:  1875

Stock No:  20126     


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