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Poet, Orator and Historian). A. L. S., 1 p. 8vo. May 18,.
1845. With 8 portraits. 9 pieces (6 inlaid).

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450. LAMB (CHARLES). A. L. S., 1 p. folio. November

7, 1804.

* To Robert Southey, regarding their friend, George Dyer,
the author and scholar. It reads in part: "You were the last
person from whom ive heard of Dyer, and if you know where to
forward the news I now send, to him, I shall be obliged to you
to lose no time. . . . Dyer's brother, who by his wife's account
Imtt got 1000 left him, is father of the little dirty girl,
Dyer's neice and fac-totiim. . . . If you send George this, cut
off the last paragraph."

451. LAMB (LADY CAROLINE, Novelist and friend of
Byron). A. L. S., 3 pp. 12mo. London, November 1, 1811.

* An amusing letter to Miss Owenston regarding a mixture
of addresses. Scarce.

452. LAMBALLE (MARIE THERESE LOUISE DE
SAVOYE, PRINCESSE DE ; most intimate friend of Marie
Antoinette; massacred September, 1792). L. S., 1 p. 4to.
Paris, Sept. 15, 1782. With 5 portraits. 6 pieces.

* To M. Joly de Fleury, Minister of Finances, asking him
in her own name and that of the Queen that the post of the
' ' Receveur de Finances ' ' at Bayeux might be given to a young
protege of the Queen, M. Le Prince. Mentioning also the
Duchess of Luynes.

453. LAMBALLE (PRINCESS). Secret Memoirs of the
Royal Family of France during the Revolution. Frontis-
pieces. 2 vols. 8vo, half red morocco, gilt tops, uncut.

* One of a limited edition. Lond. 1895

454. LANCLOS (ANNE, called NINON DE; celebrated
French courtezan). A. L. S., iy 2 p. 8vo, n. d. With seal
accompanied by 6 portraits. 7 pieces.

* VERY RABE AUTOGRAPH. To M. de Bonrepos, one of her
dearest friends, asking him to interest himself in the captain,
whom he has obliged often. "/ Tcnow that to do good actions
other reasons than those of your noble inclinations are unnec-
essary; but I do not pretend to be indebted to tliem for all;
but something for the esteem and friendship which I have for
you and for that which you did me the honour of promising"
(translation).

455. LANDON (LETITIA ELIZABETH: "L. E. L.").
A. L. S., 1 p. 4to. London (1837). To her publisher, request-
ing an advance of not less than 50. Copy of publisher's
reply on back, enclosing cheque for 100. Inlaid.

456. LANDON (LETITIA ELIZABETH). Original manu-
script poem of ten 8-line verses. 3 pp. 4to. With 2 engraved
portraits. 3 pieces, inlaid.

* Inscribed on back: "Miss London's Poem for 'Friend-
ship's Offering'."

457. LANDON (LETITIA ELIZABETH). A. L., 1 p.

4to. Promising her manuscript for the following month. In-
laid. The lower portion, bearing the signature, has been cut
off.

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458. LANDON (LETITIA ELIZABETH) . Original manu-
script poem : ' ' The Fancy Struck Me. " 1 p. 8vo, signed with
initials. Inlaid with portrait on folio sheet.

459. LANDON (LETITIA ELIZABETH) . Original Manu-
script Poems in the handwriting of the author. 53 pages, 4to r
in a contemporary morocco binding, rebacked.

Nottingham, 1839

* The volume contains selections from her poetry, carefully
written, evidently for the purpose of presentation. In the front
is an inscription vouching for its genuineness.

460. LANDOR (WALTER SAVAGE). A. L. S., 1 p. 8vo.
Bath, July 27.

* " . . . I have reposed and often shall repose again under
the Hawthorn tree." With 4 portraits. 5 pieces, letter and 2
portraits inlaid.

461. LANDOR (WALTER SAVAGE). A. L. S., 4 pp.
Ifano. (Bath), n. d.

* To Andrew Cooper, Broomfield. " . . . Make it known
where subscribers' names may ~be put down, for it often hap-
pens that the publisher never receives the money," etc. Inlaid.
With address on front part of envelope.

462. LANG (ANDREW). Manuscript Poem. 8 stanzas
of 4 lines each, with quotation from Tennyson and explana-
tory note. iy 2 PP- folio, Christmas, 1885. Inlaid.

* This manuscript is signed ' ' Andrew Lang, ' ' but is entirely
in the handwriting of Edmund Gosse.

463. LANG (ANDREW). A. L. S., 1 p. 12mo. Kensing-
ton, May 15, n. y. To Mr. Rideing, about his work on Scott ;
4 portraits. 5 pieces, inlaid.

464. LANSDOWNE (MARQUIS, Sir Henry Fitzmaurice
Petty). 17 Autograph Letters, 1808-20 (56 pp.), addressed
to the Rev. W. L. Bowles and to Mrs. Bowles, referring mostly
to family matters and incidental references to politics. With
3 engraved portraits (inlaid). Together 20 pieces.

465. LA PEROUSE (JEAN FRANQOIS GALUP DE,
eminent French navigator and explorer, fought in the Ameri-
can Revolution). Autograph receipt signed for 14 kegs of
butter and 2 barrels of beer. 1 p. obi. 8vo (inlaid). Brest,
Dec. 10, 1778. With 3 portraits. 4 pieces.

466. LAPLACE (PIERRE SIMON; one of the greatest
astronomers and mathematicians) . Official L. S., as Chancel-
lor of the Senate. 2 pp. folio. Paris, 18 Vendemiaire, Year
XIV.

467. LARREY (BARON J. D., celebrated French Surgeon;
introduced the flying ambulance service). D. S., with wax
seal. 1 p. folio. Paris, Aug. 14, 1830 (inlaid).

468. LATOURD'AUVERGNE-LAURAGUAIS (HENRL
PRINCE DE ; distinguished French diplomatist and states-
man). A. L. S., iy 2 p. 12mo. July 23, 1868.

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469. LAUD (WILLIAM, Archbishop of Canterbury).
D. S. "W. Cant," 1 p. folio, November 13, 1635; Portrait.
2 pieces, inlaid. Petition for the repair of a church.

470. LAWRENCE (LORD, Governor General of India).
A. L. S., iy 2 pp. 8vo. Southgate, Sept. 26, 1862. An order
for photographs of his baby. Inlaid. Portrait. 2 pieces.

471. LAWRENCE (SIR THOMAS). A. N. S. (with
initials), 1 p. 8vo [April 15, 1805]. To Joseph Farrington;
and an addressed leaf franked with full signature. 2 pieces,
one inlaid.

* The note asks for "a little good Mastic, just enough to go
over Lad.y Elisabeth's face."

472. LA YARD (SIR AUSTEN H., Author). A. L. S., 1 p.
12mo. London, Nov. 9, 1861. To a Mr. Kinnaird, regarding
an invitation; Portrait. 2 pieces.

473. LEAR (EDWARD, Artist, illustrator of Tennyson's
works). A. L. S., 3 pp. 8vo. Villa Tennyson, April 12, 1886;
Another of 2y 2 pp. 18mo, n. d. 2 pieces, inlaid.

474. LEAVES OF A LIFE (Williams), Lond. 1891;
Samuel Pepys (Lubbock), Lond. 1910; Life and Letters of
George Grove (Graves), Lond. 1903. Together 3 vols. 8vo
and 12mo, cloth.

475. LECKY (W. E. H., Historian). A. L. S., 1 p. 12mo,
[Feb. 5, 1869] ; Postal A. N. S., Nov. 22, 1890. 2 pieces.

476. LEKAIN (HENRI LOUIS, famous French actor).
A. L. S., 1 p. 12mo. Paris, March 1, 1752. To M. Maurice,
excusing himself for not being able to dine with him on Sun-
day, as the repertory has been all changed, and he has to act
in Semiramis. With 2 character portraits.

477. LEMAITRE (FREDERIC; celebrated French actor,
called "the Talma of the Boulevards"). A. L. S. to his "cher
maitre." 1 p. 8vo. June 12, 1880.

478. LEMON (MARK, Author, Editor of "Punch".)
A. L. S., 6 pp. 8vo. 11 Gordon St., Jan. 17, 1855. To "My
Dear Ben," advising him of the mismanagement of the
Adelphi Theatre. With a cut signature. 2 pieces.

479. LENTHALL (WILLIAM, Speaker of the Long
Parliament, supported Monck and the Restoration). D. S.,
1 p. oblong folio, vellum. Westminster, June 9, 1659.

* Commission of Edwards Roberts as Cornet of Horse, signed
as Speaker of the Long Parliament.

480. LEWES (GEORGE HENRY, Author, Companion of
"Geo. Eliot"). A. L. S., 1 p. 8vo. The Priory, 21 North
Bank, Regents Park, n. d. To Dr. McDonnell, invitation to
dine. With an etched portrait. 2 pieces.

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481. LIFE OF LORD DENMAN (Arnould), 2 vols. Best.,
n. d. ; Diplomatic Correspondence of Richard Hill (Blackley),
2 vols. Lond. 1845; Essays Biographical, Historical, and
Miscellaneous (Gleig), 2 vols. Lond. 1858; and another. To-
gether 8 vols. 8vo, cloth and calf.

482. LIGONIER (JOHN, Earl. British Field-marshal).
D. S., 1 p. folio. Plymouth, March 30, 1756. Receipt for
supplies for battleships. With portraits and short sketch of
Ligonier's life.

483. LINDSAY (ALEXANDER, Earl of Balcarres. 1752-
1825). D. S., V/ 2 pp. folio. Edinburgh, 1883. Bond for
10,000 according to the articles of his marriage with Eliza-
beth Dalrymple; D. S., 1 p. Receipt for pay as Governor of
Jamaica. 1799. With portrait. Together 3 pieces (all in-
laid).

484. LITERARY. A. L. S. by Richard Heber ; 2 A. L. S.
and signature of Thomas Grenville; A. L. by Sir Stephen R.
Glynne ; Portraits, etc. 8 pieces.

485. LIVINGSTONE (DAVID, Missionary and Explorer) .
A. L. S., 4 pp. 12mo. Newstead Abbey, Jan. 23, 1865 ; envel-
ope and 3 portraits. 5 pieces.

* Interesting letter to Mr. Hugh Campbell in which he tells
of his forthcoming trip, etc.

486. LLOYD (CHARLES, friend of Lamb). A. L. S.,
2 pp. 4to. n. d. To Southey the poet, announcing his
marriage. Inlaid.

487. LOCKER-LAMPSON (FREDERICK). A. L. S., 1 p.
12mo. London, November 16, 1870. To Miss Collins, men-
tioning her brother, the poet; Obituary cut from paper.
2 pieces, inlaid.

488. LORD CHANCELLORS OF ENGLAND. Robert
Henley, Lord Northington. A. L, S., 1 p. 4to. 1761 ; Roundell
Palmer, Lord Selborne. A. L. S., 2 pp. 8vo. 1867 ; Lord St.
Leonards. Franked postal address. 1837. 3 pieces (1 inlaid).

489. LORD CHANCELLORS. Lord Cranworth. 1790-
1868, 2 franked postal addresses; John Scott, Earl of Eldon,
A. L. S., 3 pp. 4to, giving his opinion on a parliamentary bill ;
A. L. S., 3 pp. 8vo ; D. S., 2 pp. folio. 1796. Petition for
patent; D. S., 1 p. 1800; 2 franks; 4 portraits. 12 pieces
(6 inlaid).

490. LORD CHANCELLORS. Heneage Finch, Earl of
Nottingham. D. S., 1 p. folio. 1676. Receipt for pension,
with portrait; Lord Lyndhurst. 2 franked addresses and
4 portraits (3 inlaid) ; portrait of Sir Richard Bethell.
9 pieces.

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491. LORD CHANCELLORS. Thomas Wilde. 1782-1855.
A. L. S.'s (2) and signature; John Singleton Copley, Baron
Lyndhurst. A. L. S. ; Baron St. Leonards. Long A. L. S. to
Lord Broughtou; Farrar Herschell; and another, dated 1893.
With portrait of Thomas Wilde. Together 8 pieces.

492. LORD CHANCELLORS. William, Earl Cowper.
D. S., 1 p. folio. 1707. With 2 portraits ; Charles C. Pepys,
Lord Cottenham. 5 franked addresses and portrait ; John, Lord
Campbell. Frank and 3 portraits (duplicates). 13 pieces.

493. LOTI (PIERRE, distinguished French novelist).
A. L. S., 2 pp. 12mo, n. d. Excusing himself for not writing
sooner, and sending thanks for the article in his favor. With
4 portraits. 5 pieces (inlaid).

494. LOUBET (EMILE, President of the French Re-
public). A. L. S., 1 p. 8vo. Montelimar, June 29, 1871.
With leaf of address.

4!:>. LOUVOIS (FRANCOIS MICHEL LETELLIER,
Marquis de ; French minister of State under Louis XIV ; con-
tributed greatly to his military successes). Official L. S., 1 p.
folio (inlaid). Fontainebleau, Nov. 9, 1682.

496. LOVER (SAMUEL, Author and Artist). Autograph
Poem of 30 lines, signed. 2 pp. 4to. Portrait. 2 pieces, in-
laid.

* The poem is entitled ' ' The Reverie, ' ' and at th end is an
explanation in the handwriting of Lady Blessington, reading in
part: "At the request of the Editor Mr. Lover has been
induced to illustrate one of his men charming Portraits by the
above graceful Verses, ' ' <etc.

497. LOWE (GENERAL SIR HUDSON, Governor of St.
Helena during Napoleon's captivity there). D. S., 1 p. folio.
Marseilles, July 27, 1815. Order for payment of 117 for
his travelling expenses from London to Genoa. With 3 por-
traits. Together 4 pieces (all inlaid).

498. LYONS (LORD, British Minister to Washington).
A. L., in third person, 1 p., n. p., 1863, with portrait. Inlaid
on folio sheet; A. L. S., 2% pp. Paris, 1883. To "Dear Mr.
Lowell." 2 pieces.

499. LYTTON (EDW T ARD ROBERT, Lord; "Owen Mere-
dith"). A. L. S., 2 pp. 12mo. British Legation, Lisbon,
Oct. 9, 1875; 3 portraits. 4 pieces, inlaid.

500. MACMAHON (M. E. P., DUC DE MAGENTA;
French Marshal of Napoleon III; President of the French
Republic). D. S., 1 p. folio, Paris, Jan. 7, 1854; D. S., 1 p.
folio, Paris, Oct. 1, 1858. With 5 portraits. 7 pieces, 5 inlaid.

501. MACAULAY (THOMAS BABINGTON, LORD).
A. L. S., 4 pp. 12mo. Not dated.

* To James Stephen, in criticism of his work "Slavery in
the British West India Colonies delineated.' 1 A very inter-
esting letter.

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502. MACKAU (A. R. A. DE ; French Admiral and Min-
ister of Marine, 1788-1855). A. L. S., 1 p. 8vo, n. d., inlaid.

503. MACKAY (CHARLES, Poet and Journalist).
A. L. S., 1 p. 4to. Morning Chronicle Office, n. d. To
T. Crofton Croker, to introduce a reporter. Inlaid.

504. MACKLIN (CHARLES, British Actor. 1697-1797).
Manuscript memoranda relating to his theatrical engage-
ments, his quarrels, etc. ; ' ' An Appeal to Westminster Hall ' ' - r
Answer to Colman 's invitation to Covent Gardens ; with letters
written to him by an Irish manager. About 40 pp. ; and 4
engraved portraits.

505. MACPHERSON (JAMES, Author). A. L. S., 1 p.
8vo. No place or date. On literary matters. Inlaid.

506. MAHONY (FRANCIS S., "Father Prout"). Auto-
graph Manuscript. 2 pp. 4to. Part of a chapter of the
"Reliques of Father Prout." Portrait. 2 pieces, inlaid.

507. MALESHERBES (CHR. G. DE LAMOIGNON DE;
defended Louis XVI before the Convention; executed April,
7194). L. S., 1 p. 4to. Versailles, Jan. 31, 1775. Recom-
mending M. Abeille, who wishes to study some books and
manuscripts in the King's library. With 5 portraits. 6 pieces.
(2 inlaid).

508. MANNERS (JOHN, Marquis of Granby: British
General in Seven Years' War). A. L. S., 1 p. 4to. Warbourg,
Nov. 7, 1760. Inlaid. With 6 portraits (5 inlaid). Together
7 pieces.

*"I have just received from his Serene Highness the most
agreeable news of a complete victory gained ~by His Prussian
Majesty," etc. Refers to Frederick's Victory at Torgau.
This letter was written from Warbourg, which had shortly be-
fore been the scene of Granby 's famous charge, so warmly
praised by Prince Ferdinand.

509. MARLBOROUGH (JOHN CHURCHILL, First Duke
of). D. S., 1 p. small oblong folio. Jan. 12, 1691. Receipt
(signed on back) for 250 in payment of loans on East India
Goods. With 2 portraits. Together 3 pieces, all inlaid.

510. MARLBOROUGH (SARAH, Duchess of). A. L. S.,
2% pp. 4to. St. James, May 6th, N. Y. To her gardener,
commanding him to attend to the garden at once or "the
whole thing will be a bogg instead of a garden." With 2 in-
laid portraits, one engraved after Lely. Together 3 pieces.

* Letters of this imperious lady, whose violence towards
Queen Anne resulted in the charges against the Duke of Marl-
borough, are very scarce.

511. MARLBOROUGH (SARAH, Duchess of). D. S.,
1 p. folio, May 8, 1727. Receipt, signed also by Francis, Earl
of Godolphin ; Part of a similar document, with same signa-
tures. 2 pieces, inlaid.

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512. MARBOIS (PIERRE FRANQOIS BARBE, Marquis
de, French statesman and writer). Official L. S. as Minister
of Justice. 1 p. folio. Paris, Nov. 23, 1815. To Henry Jack-
son, American consul. With 3 portraits. 4 pieces, inlaid.

513. MARBOIS (PIERRE FRANQOIS BARBE, Marquis
de). Document with 16 autograph lines signed. 3 pp. folio.
Paris, 8 Frimaire, Year IX. Legalization of a signature to
a power of attorney in favor of Jean Dumerte, merchant of
the Isle of France, residing at Baltimore. With 3 portraits.
4 pieces, 2 inlaid.

514. MARIA BEATRICE D'ESTE (Queen to James II
of Great Britain). L. S., 1 p. 4to. St. Germain, Jan. 12,
1700. To Cardinal d'Este.

* Fine example, signed ' ' Marie R. ' ' With two of the Royal
seals in black wax.

515. MARLBOROUGH (JOHN CHURCHILL, Duke of.
1650, 1722). Autograph endorsement of two lines, signed
and dated in France, Aug. 24, 1711, "Le Pr. et Due de Marl-
borough." Authorizing the execution of a deserter. 3 pp.
folio, inlaid. Time-stained. Two portraits.

* An interesting document written while he was out-ma-
neuvering Villars to invest Bouchain, which he did on Sept. 14.

516. MARTIN (HENRI, eminent French Historian).
A. L. S., 11/2 p. 12mo. Sept. 24, 1855. Sending Vol. V of
his History of France. With 2 portraits. 3 pieces.

517. MARY (PRINCESS, Duchess of Gloucester, Daughter
of George III) . A. L. S., 12 pp. 8vo, relating to the illness of
her sister (Amelia?) ; and 2 other A. L. S.'s. All to Lady
Neale. Together 3 pieces.

518. MARY (PRINCESS). 5 A. L. S.'s, of 1 to 6 pp. 8vo.
All personal letters to Lady Neale.

519. MARY (PRINCESS). A. L. S., 6 pp. 8vo. n. p., n. d.
To Lady Neale, regretting the latter 's illness and hoping for
her quick recovery; and 4 other A. L. S.'s to same. 1 p. to
4 pp. Together 5 pieces.

520. MARY (PRINCESS). 7 A. L. S.'s, of 2 pp. to 6 pp.
8vo and 4to, one with address and royal wax seal. To Lady
Neale. 7 pieces.

521. MASON (WILLIAM, Poet and Editor of Gray).
A. L. S., 3 pp. 4to. York. April 24, 1777. To Rev. Thomas
Warton ; A. L. S., 1 p. 4to. Lond., March 21, 1768. 2 pieces,

1 inlaid.

522. MASSE Y (GERALD, British Author). A. L. S.,
4 pp. 12mo. June 5, n. y. ; Another of 3 pp. 12mo. u. d.

2 pieces, inlaid with a portrait. On literary matters.

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523. MAUPASSANT (GUY DE; French Poet and Novel-
ist), A. L. S., 1 p. 8vo. Paris, Jan. 14 (no year). One
corner stained. With 2 portraits. 3 pieces (2 inlaid).

524. MAZARIN (CARDINAL JULES). Letter with 13
autograph lines signed. 2 pp. folio. Paris, Febr. 22, 1648.
In Italian, to Card. Filamarino at Naples. (Inlaid.)

525. MAZARIN (CARDINAL JULES). Letter subscribed
and signed. 1 p. 4to. Compiegne, June 1, 1656. In Italian.
With 6 portraits. 7 pieces.

526. MELBOURNE (LORD, British Prime Minister, 1779-
1848). A. L. S., 11/2 pp. London, 1833; A. L. S., V/ 2 pp.
London, 1837 (inlaid). Both letters relating to the incum-
bency of unnamed officers. Portrait. 3 pieces.

527. MELBOURNE (LORD, British Prime Minister).
A. L. S., 2y 2 pp. 4to. London, 1837. To Viscount Rowland
Hill, Commander-in-Chief of the Army, enclosing for his con-
sideration a proposed Order in Council and desiring his
opinion on the various rules. (Slightly torn.) 2 portraits.
Together 5 pieces.

* Accompanying above letter is a copy of the Order in Coun-
cil referred to (5 pp. folio); and a copy of Viscount Hill's
reply, with his remarks on the rules (16 pp.).

528. MENDES (CATULLE, French Poet; his lyrical
drama "Le Roman d'une nuite" caused his imprisonment).
A. L. S., 2 pp. 12mo (inlaid) . Sept. 24, 1884. With 2 por-
traits. 3 pieces.

529. MENEVAL (BARON CLAUDE FRANCOIS DE;

Secretary of Napoleon and Marie Louise; author of "Na-
poleon et Marie Louise"). A. L. S., 1 p. small 4to, n. d.

530. MENKEN (ADAH ISAACS). Original MS. poem.
"Resurgam." 6 verses, 6 pp. folio, signed.

531. MERIMEE (JEAN FRANQOIS L., distinguished
French painter; father of the novelist). A. L. S., 3 pp. 4to.
Paris, Sept. 15, 1824. Interesting letter dealing with colors.

532. MERIMEE (PROSPER, distinguished French Novel-
ist and Historian). A. L. S., 2% pp. 8vo, n. d. Mentioning
Thiers and Count Montalembert. (Inlaid.)

533. MERIMEE (PROSPER). A. L. S., 1 p. 12mo, n. d.

534. MERLIN DE DOUAI (COUNT PH. A. ; member of
the National Convention ; voted for the death of Louis XVI ;
President of the "Directoire executif"). A. L. S., 1 p. 4to.
Bruxelles, Dec. 4, 1820. To a lady on her rights to a certain
property.

535. MICHELET (JULES, eminent French historian).
A. L. S., 1 p. 8vo. 1867. With 3 portraits. 4 pieces (2 in-
laid}.

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536. MILLAIS (SIR JOHN E., Painter). Autograph sig-
nature ; A. L. S. of his wife. 2 pp. to Mrs. Fitzgerald ; 8 por-
traits (1 inlaid); and portrait of Munkacsy. Together 11
pieces.

537. MILNES (RICHARD MONCKTON, Baron Hough-
ton). A. L. S., 2 pp. 8vo. April 16, 1861. Mentions Dickens
and Leigh Hunt. Inlaid.

538. MILNES (RICHARD MONCKTON, Baron Hough-
ton) . A. L. S., 2y 2 pp. 12mo. London, May 23, n. y. Inlaid.

539. MILNES (RICHARD MONCKTON, Baron Hough-
ton). A. L. S., 1 p. 4to. [April 3, 1841.] To Lady Bless-
ington, offering to write an essay ; A. L., 1 p. 8vo. Aug. 25,
n. y. 2 pieces, 1 inlaid.

540. MILNES (RICHARD MONCKTON, Lord Hough-
ton). L. S., 5 pp. 12mo. Fryston Hall, Dec. 22, n. y. An
interesting letter regarding India and the British Constitu-
tion.

541. MIRABEAU (H. G. DE RIQUETTI, COUNT DE).
A. L. S., iy 2 p. 8vo. Aug. 8, 1779. With 12 portraits.
13 pieces, 8 inlaid.

* A very interesting letter written evidently from Yincennes,
where he was kept prisoner, and addressed to Boucher, inter-
mediary of his correspondence with Sophie, and secretary of
the lieutenant of police Lenoir. ". . .Vous avez dit a F. I 'outre
jour un mot qui m' etonne. Quoi! vous pouvez me croire fache
contre vous, dont je n'ai refu que des services et des bienfaits!
mon ami, vous me tueriez, que je chercherais encore a vous
embrasser en mourant, et que mes derniers mot seraient ceux
de tendresse et reconnaissance, Sur quoi fonde avez vous ait
cela? sur ce que je ne vous ai pas ecrit en vous renvoyant la
lettre de Sophie? ..."

542. MISCELLANEOUS ENGLISH AUTOGRAPHS.
A. L. S. by Henry D. Inglis ; A. L. S. by Charles L. Latrobe,
Australian Gov. ; A. L. by Henry Hobhouse, Architect ;
A. L. S. and 2 L. S. by Sir William Hamilton; and others.
Together 9 pieces.

543. MISCELLANEOUS. A. L. S. of Adelaide Kemble
(Mrs. Sartoris), 2 pp. 8vo, n. d. To Wm. Macready; A. L. S.
of Sir James Clark, 3 pp. 4to, n. d. ; A. N. S. of G. Saintsbury,
1 p. I2mo, May 28, 1896 ; and others. Together 10 pieces.

544. MISCELLANEOUS. FOREIGN. Blanchard (L.).
A. L. S., Cantacuzene (Prince). A. L. S. March 25, 1895;
Arago (Dominique Francois). A. L. S. Sept. 16, 1838; and
others. Together 10 pieces, including a portrait.

045. MISCELLANEOUS. Signature of V. Verestchagin,
the artist ; A. L. S. by Dr. E. Lasker, chess champion ; A. L. S.
by Alessandro Savizzi ; and others. Together 10 pieces.

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546. MISCELLANEOUS AUTOGRAPHS. Letters ad-
dressed to Sir Michael Costa, Composer, by C. Edward Will-
ing, Joseph Moore, Madame Albani and many others; signa-
tures of American authors; A. L. S. of Charles Napier;
signature of T. J. Bernardo; Tregear (Edward). L. S. ;
Diplomats' cards; &c. About 65 pieces.

547. MITFOED (MARY RUSSELL). Correspondence
with "W. C. Bennett. 6 A. L. 's (some with initials only), of
from 1 p. to 4 pp. 18mo and 16mo, relating largely to literary
affairs and people and remarking of publishers that "they
lie. they trick, they cheat." Also, 2 pp. autograph manu-
script signed, 16mo. With 6 addressed envelopes, each having
wax seal. 1846-52. 13 pieces.

548. MITFORD (MARY RUSSELL). A. L. S., 4 pp.
16mo. [Three Mile Cross, Sept. 22, 1847.] To W. C. Bennett.
With envelope in her autograph.

* Mentioning several little-known literary names, she says :
' ' These soi-disant young poets never care a farthing for any-
body's poems but their own and seldom even affect to do so,"
etc.

549. MITFORD (MARY RUSSELL). A. L. S., 4 pp. 8vo.
[Three Mile Cross, June 20, 1848.] With envelope in Miss
Mitford's autograph. 2 pieces.

* Invites Mr. W. C. Bennett on an excursion to Upton Court,
the scene of "The Eape of the Lock." "It is beautiful as an
Elizabethan house (different from the vile papier mache things
called by that name}," etc.

550. MITFORD (MARY RUSSELL). 4 A. L. S.'s (one
with initials only), 2 pp. to 4 pp. small 8vo. [Three Mile
Cross, March 24 to July 29, 1848.] To W. C. Bennett, each
in addressed envelope with wax seal.

* She rejoices in the fall of Metternich, encloses list of books
for a village library and discusses literary subjects.

551. MITFORD (MARY RUSSELL). A. N. S. (with
initials), 2 pp. narrow 16mo. [Reading, Feb. 14, 1849.] With
envelope in autograph.

* She is about to visit Paris. ' ' I wish to see Louis Napoleon
in his Uncle 's place. It seems the greatest piece of poetical
justice of my day," etc.

552. MITFORD (MARY RUSSELL). Correspondence
with W. C. Bennett. 5 A. L. S.'s (some initials only), each
of 2 pp. 24mo to 16mo. [May 4 to Nov. 25, 1849.] With
envelopes in Miss Mitford's autograph.

* Criticizes some verses sent her and advises the writer to
"embroider handkerchiefs or anything except write books."
In one letter she discusses the singing of the nightingale and
other song-birds.

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553. MITFORD (MARY RUSSELL). A. L. S., 4 pp.

(with postscript on separate scrap of paper). [Three
Cross, July 19, 1850.] With envelope in her autograph,
addressed to W. C. Bennett.

* Mentions Mary Eepton, "who will know the truth about
the [Tennyson's] marriage." Mentions Mrs. Browning.

-V-4. MITFORD (MARY RUSSELL). A. L. S., 4 pp.
ISnio. [Three Mile Cross, Deer. 4, 1850], asking Mr. Bennett
to send her "Tom Cringle's Log" and others books; with
2 other A. L. S. 's (one initials only), dealing with matters of
literary interest. Enclosed in 3 envelopes in Miss Mitford's
autograph. Together 6 pieces.



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