ARTHUR (Duke of Connaught, 1850-1942, Son of Queen Victoria, Governor General of Canada)

Autograph Letter Signed to 'My dear Royle', congratulating him "most heartily on the good news contained in your letter just received. I hope that the step that you are about to take will bring with it every possible happiness for yourself & your intended. The first I heard of your marriage was at Windsor the day before yesterday. You will receive a small wedding present from me which I hope you will like & which I hope will prove useful. The Duchess desires me to wish you every possible happiness on your approaching marriage. You have indeed secured great clinical and musical talent for the marriage service which ought to place you in a most exalted frame of mind ...", 4 sides 8vo., Bagshot Park headed paper with his distinctive red monogram, 15th December

Arnold Royle was Prince Leopold's personal physician from 1876 until the Prince's death from a cerebral haemorrhage in 1884, The Queen appointed him a Groom of the Privy Chamber in November 1884, some months after Prince Leopold's death.

Item Date:  1880

Stock No:  40573      £175

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