Nov 01, 2016 - Sale 2428

Sale 2428 - Lot 245

Price Realized: $ 375
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 200 - $ 300
LADY BYRON BYRON, ANNE ISABELLA MILBANKE; LADY. Autograph Letter Signed, "AI. NoelByron," to "Dear Sir," declining the offer of services because of insufficient experience. 2 pages, 8vo, written on the recto and verso of a single sheet; ink identification in unknown hand at upper edge of first page, folds. Brighton, 9 November 1848

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"I . . . did not trouble you with an answer only because I understood that you would conclude . . . that I still felt the same objections to inexperience. My present arrangement is only a temporary one with a Gentleman of high character but who is not likely to continue above 2 or 3 months in that situation. I should therefore wish to keep the Address of Mr. Scrattons[?] for future use . . . ."