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(Sir George Alexander, 1813-1887, Composer of 'The Devil's Opera', 1837, Professor at the RAM)
Autograph Letter Signed to Mr Hunt,
saying "I enclose you a trifle which is indeed more than I can conveniently spare & I beg you will not again apply to me", 2 sides 16mo black-edged, 73 Berners Street, 'Tuesday 18', no date, c.
remains of guard on outer edge of last side
An early signature, before blindness compelled Macfarren to use an assistant. After the signature, an early hand has altered the 'Mr' of the addressee's name to 'Macf' and 'Hunt' apparently to 'Hunter', and added on the back 'the Composer of the Devills Opera'.
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