May 22, 2014 - Sale 2351

Sale 2351 - Lot 49

Estimate: $ 150 - $ 250
BAKER, SAMUEL WHITE. Brief Autograph Note Signed, twice (one in third person within the text): "Sir SamlWBaker presents his compliments to Miss C. Clarke and has much pleasure in acceding to her request. 24 Feby 1886," and written boldly on third page: "Truly yours / SamlWBaker / 24 Feby 1886." 2 pages, 12mo, written on the first and third pages of a folded sheet; remnants of prior mounting overall on terminal page. Np, 24 February 1886

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Baker (1821-1893) was a British explorer and sportsman, who traveled up and down the Nile, later being appointed in 1869 governor-general of the Equatorial Nile basin.