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    Sale 2446 | Lot 347
    Price Realized: $520With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2446 Lot 347

      HELPING TO ARRANGE A SÉANCE FOR RABINDRANATH TAGORE DOYLE, ARTHUR CONAN. Typed Letter Signed, "A Conan Doyle," to "Dear Mrs. Dawson Scott," recommending a medium for a proposed séance with Rabindranath Tagore. 1 page, oblong small 4to, personal stationery; folds. (MRS) Crowborough, 7 June 1930

      Estimate $700 - 1,000

      "I think Mrs. Garrett would be best. I think if you get into touch with Mr. R.H. Saunders . . . he would be most likely to be able to fix it up . . . . She is a good trance medium and has as one of her controls Abduhl Latif whose wisdom would particularly appeal to Tagore."
      --Oliver Lodge. Typed Letter Signed, to "Dear Mrs. Dawson Scott," promising to consider a "Leonard sitting for Sir Rabindranath Tagore . . . " and declining to chair a debate in the Queen's Hall. 1 page, 4to, personal stationery. Salisbury, 5 June 1930.

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $520