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    Sale 2519 | Lot 18
    Price Realized: $1,000With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2519 Lot 18

      ALBERT; PRINCE CONSORT OF VICTORIA OF ENGLAND. Autograph Letter Signed, "Albert," to founder of the Economist weekly James Wilson, thanking him for sending his speech on the Navigation Laws. 2 pages, 8vo, with integral blank, horizontal folds. "Buckingham Palace" [London], 27 March 1849

      Estimate $250 - 350

      Wilson addressed the House of Commons on March 9, 1849, arguing in favor of Henry Labouchère's bill to repeal the Navigation Acts, which were effectively repealed when the Commons passed Labouchère's bill on April 23 and the Lords on June 13, 1849.


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $1,000