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    Sale 2470 | Lot 46
    Price Realized: $1,235With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2470 Lot 46

      ELIZABETH STUART; QUEEN OF FREDERICK V OF BOHEMIA. Autograph Letter Signed, "Elizabeth," to Albertus Morton, in English, expressing gladness that he is going to France, assuring him that his sweetheart is doing well but that she requires more horses for her coach, asking whether he would lodge in France with the son of Cameraria, inviting him for a visit before leaving, and, in a postscript, sending regards to Sir Henry Wotton. 1 page, small 4to, with integral address leaf; minor scattered smudging to text, folds. Hague, 21 September [1616-24]

      Estimate $1,000 - 1,500

      "I am glade to heere that you are for certaine to goe for France & that your commission is signed. I am fatning [fattening] upp your sweetheart for you; she doth prosper verie verie well as this bearer I can witness she doth battle apace. I am affrayed she will putt you to more charge then you are aware of for youre coache horses will not suffice to draw her; . . . now I must desire you to in ernest when you goe to take a young youth with you, it is Camerarias sonne he desires he may be with you for a time in France, onelie for his lodging and table, and waite upon you. I pray do it for his father you know is a verie honest man. . . . ."
      Not in The Correspondence of Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Bohemia, ed. Akkerman. Oxford, 2015.
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      --Henry Frederick; Prince of the Palatine. Autograph Letter Signed, "Your Ma:ties / most obedient Sone and Servant / Friderick Henry," to his mother Queen Elizabeth, in English, announcing the birth of a girl to an unnamed duchess, and conveying news of the capture of Prague. 1 page, small 4to, with integral address leaf bearing wax seal. Lewarden, 28 November 1620.


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $1,235