Mar 22, 2018 - Sale 2470

Sale 2470 - Lot 45

Price Realized: $ 1,430
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Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
9-YEAR-OLD FUTURE KING EDWARD VII; KING OF ENGLAND. Brief Autograph Letter Signed, "Albert," as Prince, to Victoria, Empress of Friedrich III ("My dear Vicky"): "I hope you will accept this little present from me, with my best wishes." 1 page, 8vo, with integral address leaf addressed in his hand ("For Vicky"); short closed separations at folds, cello tape remnants at outer edge on verso and upper edge of terminal page, ink identification in unknown hand on terminal page. Np, 21 November 1850

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Earliest letter by him to appear at public auction.
with--Alfred of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. Autograph Letter Signed, "Alfred," to Garnet Joseph Wolseley ("My dear Lord Wolseley"), a letter of recommendation for Captain Fox of the Royal Highlanders regarding an appointment as Assistant Inspector of Gymnasia at Aldershot. 2 1/4 pages, 8vo, stationery headed with Alfred's Duke of Edinburgh royal monogram, written on a folded sheet. Saint Petersburg, 2 February 1883.