663. - Taglioni, on India (2) ; Mrs. Honey as Satanas;
Mary Anderson, India: Rachel, Tyrone Power, tinted, India;
Lydia Thompson; etc. Folio. (16)
664. PREVOST (SIR GEORGE, Governor General of
Canada). D. S., 1 p. folio. Dominica, April 24, 1865. Con-
tingent Account. Signed also by General M. C. O'Connell;
D. S., 1 p. folio. Halifax, 1811. Warrant for payment ; D. S.,
1 p. folio. Quebec, 1814. Warrant for Judge's salary. To-
gether 3 pieces (inlaid).
665. PRIESTLEY (JOSEPH, Scientist and Preacher,
1733-1804). A. L. S., 2 pp. 4to. Reading, April 17, 1801. To
John Vaughan, Phila. Relates to the condition of this country
and hopes that England may have a year as good. With en-
graved portrait. Together 2 pieces (both inlaid).
666. RACHEL (ELISA, famous tragic actress). A. X. S. r
1 p. 8vo., n. pi., n. d. With 6 portraits. 7 pieces.
667. RACINE (JEAN). Receipt signed, for the fourth
part of his income as Prior of Saint Jacques de la Ferte.
June 12, 1673. On vellum. With 5 portraits. 6 pieces.
668. RAGLAN (FITZROY SOMERSET, Lord; British
Soldier, died in Crimean War). Signature (Fitzroy Somer-
set) on fragment of letter. Inlaid. With 2 portraits. To-
gether 3 pieces.
669. RAWDON (FRANCIS, Marquis of Hastings) . A. L. S. r
3 pp. 4to. Malta, April 11, 1826. To James Ashley. Relates
to a lieutenancy for his grandnephew. Inlaid. With 3 por-
traits (2 inlaid). Together 4 pieces.
* Written while Governor of Malta, shortly before his death.
670. READE (CHARLES, Novelist). A. L. S., 2 pp.;
W. T. Stead. A. L. S., L. S. and portrait; J. Rogers Rees.
A. L. S., 4 pp.; W. Gorman Wills. A. L. S.; and Maria
Longworth Yelverton. A. L. S. 7 pieces.
671. READE (CHARLES). Note Book containing 23
pages of notes and drafts for his "Peg Woffington" or a
dramatization of it. 4to, original wrappers.
* Entirely in the handwriting of Charles Eeade.
672. REIIAN (ADA). Signature and 3 portraits; Auto-
graph of Marie Jansen; Address in autograph of Joseph
Grimaldi, with portrait; Henry Labouchere, English States-
man. Postal card, signed ; Marquis of Ripon. A. L. S. : Plan
of Saloon at Drury Lane Theatre ; &c. 11 pieces.
673. RE JANE (GABRIELLE ; celebrated French Actress),
A. L. S., 2 pp. n. pi., n. d. With 6 portraits. 7 pieces.
674. RENAN (ERNEST). Autograph sentiment signed.
4 lines on an 8vo page. With 9 portraits. 10 pieces (3 in-
675. RHODES (CECIL). A. N. S., on card. Kimberley;;
Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin. A. L. S., 1 p. 4to. Paris,
1820. With portrait; Earl of Dunraven. A. L. S. ; Alex.
Bain, Electrician* A. L. S. ; and others. Together 7 pieces.
676. RICHELIEU (ARMANI) KMANUEL DU PLESSIS,
DUKE DE ; French statesman). L. S., 1 p. folio. Paris,
Aug. 9, 1816. To Count Missiessy, enclosing dispatches for
the Consuls at Tripoli and Tunis. Also an address in his
handwriting, with signature. 2 pieces.
677. RICHELIEU (CARD. ARMAND JEAN DU
PLESSIS DE). L. S., 1 p. folio. Paris, April 13, 1633. To
M. de Poyanne, notifying him that he is expected by the King
at Fontainebleau to confer on him the order of knighthood.
AY i th 9 portraits. 10 pieces.
678. RISTORI (ADELAIDE, Actress). Autograph Italian
sentiment signed, Baltimore, Apr. 30, 1875; Rossi (Ernesto,
Actor), A. L. S., May 12, 1876; Salvini (Tommaso, Actor),
portion of A. L. S. ; Taglioni (Maria, celebrated Dancer).
A. L. S., Febr. 27, 1877. 4 pieces accompanied by several por-
679. ROBESPIERRE (MAXIMILIEN). D. S., 1 p. folio,
July 15, 1790. Extract of the verbal process of the National
Assembly of July 13, 1790. With fine impression of the wax
seal. Signed also by the secretaries Populus, Dupont de
Nemours, Garat, Regnaud de St. Jean d'Angely and Dedelay.
With 9 portraits. 10 pieces.
680. ROCHEFORT (HENRI; French Republican; editor
of the "Lanterne"; bitter adversary of Napoleon III).
A. L. S., l l /2 p. 8vo. May 5, 1858. Sending a vaudeville
written in collaboration with M. Guillemot. (Inlaid.)
681. ROCHON (ALEXIS MARIE; French Astronomer
and Navigator). A. L. S., 1 p. 8vo. Sept. 12, 1774. Men-
tions his long voyage made by order of the King to the Isle de
682. ROHAN (HENRI, DUG DE; distinguished French
General and Huguenot chief ). D. S., 1 p. folio. Ribauvillier,
March 15, 1635. (Inlaid.)
683. ROLAND DE LA PLATIERE (JEAN MARIE;
1-Yonch Girondist Minister of the State). L. S., 1 p. folio
(inlaid). April 22, 1792. To the President of the National
Avsembly, sending a statement on the troubles of Avignon.
With 5 portraits of Roland engraved by Duplossi-Bertaux (in
mezzotint), St. Aubin, etc.; and 5 portraits of his wife
Madame Roland engraved by Portman, Duplessi-Bertaux (in
mezzotint), etc. 11 pieces.
684. ROUGET DE LISLE (CLAUDE JOSEPH; French
Poet and Musician; author of the famous war-song "Marseil-
laise"). A. L. S., 1 p. 8vo. Choisy, May 21 . With
6 portraits. 7 pieces (2 inlaid).
685. ROUSSEAU (JEAN JACQUES). A. L. S., iy 2 pp.
8vo. Metier, Oct. 18, 1762. To Messrs. De Luc brothers,
merchants in Geneva, sending news about the health of their
father. With 8 portraits engraved by Hop wood (proof on
India paper), St. Aubin, etc. 9 pieces (3 inlaid).
686. RUMFORD (SIR BENJAMIN THOMPSON, Count
von) . A. L. S., 1 p. 4to. Royal Institute, n. d. With 2 por-
traits. Together 3 pieces.
687. ST. CLAIR (GEN. ARTHUR). A. L. S., 1 p. folio,
Bedford, Apr. 15, 1775, to Jasper Yeates, asking for a posi-
tion for a friend: With Mr. Yeates reply on another page.
688. ST. CLAIR (GEN. ARTHUR). D. S., 1 p. 18mo,
July 28, 1781, receipt for hay bought for the army. Portrait.
2 pieces. Inlaid.
689. SACKVILLE (THOMAS, Earl of Dorset. 1536-1608.
Poet and Statesman). A. D. S. Warrant to Vincent Skinner
for payment of pension to Elizabeth Somerville. 4 lines on
4to sheet, signed ''Dorset." 1st of November, 1606. Inlaid.
690. SADE (DONATIEN ALPHONSE FRANQOIS, MAR-
QUIS DE; the well-known French writer of erotic novels).
A. L. S., 1 p. 4to, n. d. (Inlaid.)
691. SADI-CARNOT (M. F., President of the French Re-
public ; assassinated at Lyon by an anarchist, June 24, 1894) .
A. L. S., 1 p. 8vo, Paris, Dec. 26, 72. Sending to one of his
colleagues of the Chamber of the Deputies an extract of peti-
tions addressed to the Chamber. With portrait. 2 pieces (in-
692. SAINT-BEUVE (CHARLES AUGUSTIN, the great-
est literary critic of modern times). A. N. S., 1 p. 8vo.
n. pi., n. d. (Inlaid.)
693. SAINT-PIERRE (J. H. BERNARDIN DE). Printed
receipt signed for the first 2 volumes of his "Harmonies de la
Nature." Obi. 16mo. Year IV (inlaid). With 4 portraits.
694. SAINT-PIERRE ( J. H. BERNARDIN DE) . A. L. S.,
1 p. 8vo. 5 Pluviose (no year). To Dr. Gay about his wife,
who is sick. With 2 fine portraits engraved by Lignon and
Wedgwood. 3 pieces (inlaid).
695. SAND (GEORGE). Autograph critical article, signed,
dealing with the romancists of Switzerland. 10 pp. 8vo, half
morocco. Portrait inserted.
* Begins: "La Suisse a ses romanciers d'une valeur incon-
testable en ce moment. J'ai sous le yeux le plus celebre et le
plus estime, Albert Bitzius, connu sous le pseudonyme de
Jeremias Gotthelf ..." Ends: "... mais lire souvent ses
romanciers, ses historiens et ses po^tes. George Sand."
696. SAND (GEORGE). A. L. S., 1 p. 8vo. February 18,
1862. With 2 portraits. 3 pieces (inlaid).
697. SARDOU (VICTORIEN; celebrated French Drama-
tist). A. L. S., iy ? pp. 12mo. Marly, April 27, 1886. With
10 portraits. 11 pieces.
* Mentions some of his pieces.
698. SARDOU (VICTORIEN; celebrated French Drama-
tist). A. L. S., 1 p. 16 mo, n. d. Asking to consign to the
bearer some books. With addressed envelope and 2 portraits.
699. SARDOU (VICTORIEN). A. L. S., 1 p. 12mo, n. d.
With 2 portraits. 3 pieces (2 inlaid).
700. SCHOMBERG (FREDERICK HERMAN, Duke of).
Official Letter Signed. 1 p. folio. March 8, 1689. Inlaid.
* To ' ' My very loving friends ye Principall Officers of his
Majesties Ordnance" telling them to put their ships in readi-
ness ' ' that they may be able to proceed to sea as they shall
be ordered for his Majesties Service."
701. SCIENTISTS. A. L. S. by Sir Charles Lyall, 4 pp.
 ; A. L. S. by Sir R. J. Murchison, April, I860 ; A. L. S.
by George Massie; and others. Together 5 pieces.
702. SCRIBE (EUGENE; popular French Comic Drama-
tist). A. L. S., 1 p. 8vo, n. d. With 5 portraits. 6 pieces
703. SEGUR( COUNT PHILIPPE PAUL DE; Napoleon's
General and Historian). A. L. S., 1 p. 4to. Paris, Oct. 29
(no year). With portrait. 2 pieces.
704. SHELLEY (MARY W T OLLSTONECRAFT Wife of
the poet, 1797-1851). Autograph manuscript, 3 pp. 4to, en-
titled "On Love. By Percy Bysshe Shelley," which she had
published in the "Keepsake," some years after his death.
Inlaid. The article from the "Keepsake," and two portraits
of Shelley, all inlaid.
* Apparently the manuscript used in setting the type.
705. SILVESTRE (ARMAND; distinguished French Poet
and Romancist). A. L. S., 1 p. 16mo, n. d. (Inlaid.)
706. SMITH (HORATIO, Co-author of "Rejected Ad-
dresses"). A. L. S., 2 pp. 4to. 14 Throgmorten St., Wednes-
day . To Edward Dubois, discussing a religious poem
on which he is working. Inlaid.
707. SMITH (SYDNEY, Author and Wit). A. L. S., 3 pp.
4to. Sept. 15, 1805 ; Another of 1 p. 12mo, n. d. 2 pieces.
* The first letter is to John Murray, and very interesting.
708. SMITH (SYDNEY). 2 A. L. S., 1839, n. d., and
franked envelope. 2 portraits. Together 5 pieces.
709. SOPHIA (PRINCESS, Daughter of George III).
6 A. L. S.'s, of 2 and 3 pp. 16mo and 8vo. To Lady Neale.
710. SOPHIA (PRINCESS). 7 A. L, S.'s, of 1 p. to 4 pp.
8vo and 4to, 1809-22, with 1 envelope ; and 3 A. N. S. 's, each
in envelope in autograph, with wax seal. Together 11 pieces.
711. SOPHIA (PRINCESS). 7 A. L. S.'s, from 1 p. to
6 pp. (some with wax seals). To Lady Neale, with one auto-
graphed envelope. 8 pieces.
712. SOPHIA (PRINCESS). 8 A. L. S.'s, of 1 p. to
3 l /2 PP- 16mo to 4to. To Lady Neale, discussing personal
affairs and mentioning members of the Royal Family. Envel-
ope, with seal. Together 9 pieces.
713. SOUTHEY (ROBERT). Original Manuscript of his
review "Some Account of the Lives and Writings of Lope
Felix de Vega Carpio, and Guillen de Castro, by Henry
Richard Fox, Lord Holland, 2 vols. 1817." 42 pp: 4to, old
russia (cover loose).
* On the fly-leaf there is the autograph of Katharine Southey,
Keswick. A fine Southey item, beginning : ' ' No name among
the Spanish poets is so generally known out of its own country
as that of Lope de Vega, but it is only the name, ' ' etc.
714. [SOUTHEY (ROBERT).] A. L. S.'s written to
Robert Southey. John A. Heraud, regarding his "Judgment
of the Flood"; Edward Wakefield, Author; William Ellis,
Missionary. Sends copy of his "History of Madagascar";
Joseph John Gurney. Sends a volume for review in the
Quarterly. Together 4 pieces.
715. [SOUTHEY (ROBERT).] Letters addressed to
Robert Southey by Henry Lister Maw, sending the poet a copy
of Maw's "Journal," which is praised by Southey in "Life
and Correspondence"; Charles Forster, regarding his "Dis-
courses"; A. Andersen Feldborg; and another. With a let-
ter from his publisher to Egerton Brydges. Together 5 pieces.
716. [SOUTHEY (ROBERT).] Letters addressed to
Robert Southey. William Westall, Illustrator. 3y 2 pp.;
Charles Swan, Translator and Poet. Relates to his "Gesta
Romanorum"; H. Gowen, regarding the poems of his sister,
Maria Brooks, called by Southey "Maria Del Occidente"; E.
P. Rickham, Quaker Poet; and others. Together 6 pieces.
717. [SOUTHEY ROBERT).] A. L. S.'s addressed to
Robert Southey. Robert Gooch, King's Librarian; Peter
Elmsley, Historian; Thomas Telford, Engineer; Sir John
Patteson, Judge; Henry Phillpots, Bishop and Publicist (2) ;
Henry Venn. Together 7 pieces.
* Most of the above relate to literature : some mentioning
Southey 's own work.
718. SPENCER (GEORGE JOHN, EARL). A. L., with
2 portraits, view and coat-of-arm,s ; Sir Henry Taylor, Dra-
matist. 2 A. L. S.'s; Sir Edward Thornton. Signature; and
Samuel Whitehead. A. L. S. Together 9 pieces.
719. SPURGEON (CHARLES, Preacher). A. L. S. and
signature; George Thompson, Anti-Slavery Advocate.
A L. S. ; Samuel Wilberforce, Bishop of Oxford. A. L. S. and
portrait; Thomas Wright, Philanthropist. A. N. S. ; and
another. 7 pieces.
720. STAEL-HOLSTEIN (ANNE GERMAINE NECK-
ER, BARONESS DE). A. L. S., 1 p. 8vo [end of 1816]. To
M. Moimier, inviting him to dinner together with M. de Lally
and Mad. d'Henin. With 9 portraits. 10 pieces (4 inlaid).
721. STATESMEN. A. D. S. by Hugh M. Cairns, 2 pp.
July, 1853 ; A. L. S. by William P. Wood, Baron Hatherley,
April, 1851 ; Another of 1 p. 12mo, and portraits. 8 pieces.
722. STEPHEN (LESLIE, British Author). A. L. S.,
2 pp. 8vo. Accepting and discussing an article submitted to
the Cornhill Magazine; A. L. S., Ip. 8vo. Refusing invitation
to lecture. 2 pieces.
723. STONE (MARCUS, English Artist). A. L. S., 2 pp.
8vo ; A. L, S., 1 p. 8vo. London, 1887. Inlaid. Together 2
724. STRICKLAND (AGNES, Historian). A. L. S.; T.
Woodfall. A. L. S. to John Wilkes; Sir George Otto Trev-
elymi. A. L. S. Together 3 pieces.
725. STRICKLAND (AGNES). ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT of
"Two Songs" and "Prince Choo Kang." Written on 15
sheets of 4to paper. Wjth a title printed by hand, and a
portrait of Miss Strickland inserted. Small 4to, cloth.
* A. L. S. of the author bound in, and dated Oct. 14, 1832.
726. SUE (EUGENE). A. L. S., 1 p. 8vo. Paris, Nov. 7
(no year). To the first President of the Royal Court, in ref-
erence to a process to which he is a party. With 4 portraits.
5 pieces (4 inlaid).
727. SULLY (MAXIMILIEN DE BETHUNE, DUC DE;
celebrated French Statesman and Minister of Henry IV). Re-
ceipt signed. 1 p. obi. folio, on vellum (inlaid). Jan. 31, 1606.
With 3 portraits. 4 pieces.
728. [SWIFT (JONATHAN).] A. L., 3 pp. 4to, May 27,
1735, by Lady Elizabeth Lady Germaine. On the second page,
which bears the address of Swift, he has made two endorse-
ments, the second of which reads: "May 27, 1735. By El.
<; rmain. Answered June 15, 1735."
* In answer to an application for an appointment: reading
in part: "I did not know Lady Kerry had the honour of be-
ing your Mistress and favourite, however I approve of your
taste ... 7 mwt recommend to you an affair which has given
me some small palpitations of the heart, which is, that yov
should not wrap up either old shoes or neglected sermons in my
letters, but that what of them has been spared from going
toward making Gin for the ladies, may henceforth be com-
mitted instantly to the flames."
729. TAINE (HIPPOLYTE; distinguished French Litter-
. ateur and Historian). A. L. S., 1 p. obi. 16mo. Paris, Nov.
25,1890. With portrait. 2 pieces (inlaid).
* "I am very much honored by the approval you give to the
'Regime moderne,' and by the offer you make me . . . the
pieces I will publish in the 'Eevue des deux Mondes,' interest
only the French; they are too strictly historic and above all
specialised to please the American public. . . ." Translation.
730. TALFOURD (THOMAS NOON, British Dramatic
Poet). Autograph sonnet on the Reception of Wordsworth
at Oxford. Dec. 19, 1843. 1 p. 4to; A. L. in 3rd person.
1 p. 16 mo; and engraved portrait. 3 pieces.
731. TALMA (FRANQOIS JOSEPH, noted French
Actor). A. L. S., 1 p. small 4to. [June, 1815.]
* To John Howard Payne, with address on second sheet. The
note is in English and announces that he is sending tickets,
with the hope that he may see Payne that evening. Scarce.
732. TENNYSON (ALFRED, LORD). A. L. S., 1 p. 12mo.
Farringford, Freshwater, Lsle of Wight, Jan. 3, 1868. In
regard to his accepting a check. On mourning paper. With
2 portraits. Together 3 pieces, inlaid.
* "I do so, talcing it for granted that you ivill not look upon
me as an Oliver Twist 'asking for more'."
733. TENTERDEN (CHARLES ABBOTT, BARON,
Lord Chief Justice). A. L. S., 1 p. 4to. 1793, concerning a
loan of 3000 ; A. L. S., iy 2 pp. 8vo, n. d. ; A. L. S., 1 p. 4to.
1828. (All inlaid) ; 6 portraits (one inlaid, some duplicates).
734. THIERS (ADOLPHE, eminent French Historian and
Statesman). A. L. S., 1 p. 8vo. Paris, Dec. 28, 1853. To
the well-known English writer Abraham Hayward, contain-
ing allusions to the possibilities of the Crimean war. Also an
A. N. S., n. d. With 8 portraits. 10 pieces (8 inlaid).
735. THOMSON (JAMES, Author of "The Seasons").
A. L. S., 2 pp. 12mo. No place or date (repaired, somewhat
* To Doctor Cransdown, on religious and personal subjects.
736. THOMSON (JAMES, the author of "The Seasons").
A. L., 1 p. 12mo, n. pi., n. d. In French. Inlaid with por-
*"/ send, my friend, a letter, which M. de Querlon asked
me to consign to you, and an article, ivhich I copied from one
of Garrick's letters, and which I had forgotten to send with
his portrait ..." Translation.
737. THURLOW (EDWARD, First Baron. Lord Chan-
cellor). A. L. S., 1 p. 4to. Dec. 30, 1783; A. L. S., 1 p. 4to,
n. d. ; Franked postal address; 6 protraits (1) inlaid). 9 pieces.
738. TOCQUEVILLE (ALEXIS C. H. CLEREL DE;
eminent French Statesman and political philosopher).
A. L. S., 1 p. 8vo. Paris, Sept. 8, 1848. Re'commending M.
Obermayer, who wishes to translate Thiers's work on prop-
73d. TOCQUEVILLE (ALEXIS C. H. CLEREL DE).
A. L. S., 4 pp. 8vo. July 31, 1857.
740. TOCQUEVILLE (ALEXIS C. H. CLEREL DE).
Part of the original autograph manuscript of his work "On
Democracy in America." 10 pp. 4to. With corrections and
741. TOCQUEVILLE (ALEXIS C. H. CLEREL DE).
A. L. in third person. 1 p. 8vo, n. d.
742. TROCHU (LOUIS JULES; distinguished French
General). A. L. S., 1 p. 8vo. Sept. 21, 1861 (inlaid).
743. TROLLOPE (THOMAS ADOLPHUS). A. L. S.,
4 pp. 8vo. Florence, Feb. 14, 1869.
* To Mr. Tuckerman : reading in part : " / had thought of
writing a novel entirely for the American public, led thereto by
the accounts which have reached me from many American
friends of the extent to ichich my books are read in America."
744. TURENNE (HENRI DE LA TOUR D'AUVERGNE,
VISCOUNT DE ; the famous French General). Printed doc-
ument signed. 1 p. 4to (inlaid). Oct. 16, 1658. Fine im-
pression of the wax seal. With 4 portraits. 5 pieces.
745. TYNDALL (PROFESSOR JOHN). A. L. S., 1 p.
8vo, Switzerland, Aug. 26, 1871. In regard to one of his sci-
entific works. A. N. S., 1 p. 8vo, Nov. 29, no year; and a
two-line quotation from Tennyson, signed. 2 portraits. To-
gether 5 pieces.
746. UMBERT I., King of Italy. Medal struck in com-
memoration of the King of Italy's Entry into Rome. Ob-
verseProfile head to left. "Imberto I, Re d Italia." Re-
verse "Unita d 'Italia 1848-70" within a floral wreath.
White metal. Diameter 32 mm.
747. VANDERLYN (JOHN, well-known American
Painter). A. L. S., to his protector, Aaron Burr. 1 p. 4to.
Paris, Aug. 11, 1811. In French.
748. VAUBAN (ANTOINE LE PRESTRE DE; distin-
guished French General; cousin of the great Vaubau). D. S.,
1 p. folio (inlaid). June 3, 1719.
749. VAUBAN (SEBASTIEN LE PRESTRE DE; the
famous Military Engineer). Receipt signed. Obi. 8vo, on
vellum. March 31, 1668. With 3 portraits. 4 pieces (2 in-
750. VENDOME (LOUIS JOSEPH, DUC DE ; distin-
guished French General) . A. L. S., 1 p. 4to (inlaid). Nice,
June 4, 1095.
*". . . We have no news of the sailing of the flotilla. . . .
/ am having made my battery at Antibes au Cap, rig a vis of
La Greville, u-hich will not neglect to disturb the enemy, if
they come to bombard this place ..." Translation.
751. VERLAINE (PAUL). Sixteen autograph verses of
2 lines each; signed at the end. With portrait. 2 pieces
762. VERNE (JULES). A. L. S., 1 p. 8vo, Paris, Apr. 18,
1874; A. N. S., March, 1888; A. X. S., Jan., 1891. With 7
portraits. 10 pieces.
753. VESTRIS (MARIE-AUGUSTE, called Vestris II, the
celebrated dancer of the Opera). L. S., to the Minister of the
Interieur. 1 p. folio. Paris, 9 Frimaire, Year IV. Asking
permission to go in England for a season, where much gold is
754. VICTORIA OF GREAT BRITAIN. D. S., 1 p. ob-
long folio, vellum. Saint James, July 28, 1848. Signed also
by Sir George Grey ; 6 portraits. 7 pieces, inlaid.
755. VICTORIA. OF GREAT BRITAIN. A. L. in third
person. 1 p. 12mo. Windsor Castle, Nov. 15, 1850. To the
Lord Chancellor, approving of some appointments.
756. VIDOCQ (EUGENE FRANQOIS, the celebrated De-
tective). A. L. S., 1 p. 8vo. [Paris] Aug. 6, 1846 (inlaid).
757. VIGNY (COUNT ALFRED VICTOR DE ; distin-
guished French poet and novelist) . A. L. S., 1 p. 8vo. Dec.
12, 1840. A. L. S., 1 p. 8vo. Nov. 22,. 1847. 2 pieces.
758. VILLEROI (FRANQOIS DE NEUVILLE, DUKE
DE ; French Marshal ; defeated by Prince Eugene and the
Duke of Marlborough). L. S., V/ 2 p. 4to. Neufville, Sept. 15,
759. VIOMENIL (ANTOINE CH. DU HOUX, BARON
DE ; second in command of the army of Rochambeau in the
American Revolution). A. D. S., 1 p. 4to. March 16, 1790.
With wax seal. Certificate of military service in favor of
J. B. Le Thueur de Fresnois. With portrait. 2 pieces (in-
760. VOLNEY (C. F. CHASSEBCEUF, COMTE DE; illus-
trious French Philosopher, Orientalist and Writer). A. L. S.,
1 p. obi. 8vo. Fredericksbourg, n. d. To James Madison
(inlaid). With 4 portraits. 5 pieces.
761. VOLTAIRE (FRANCOIS MARIE AROUET DE).
A. L. S. with initial. 2 pp. 4to. Ferney, July 12, 1764. With
6 portraits. 7 pieces.
* To Monsieur Du Pont, avocat au Conseil Souverain d '
Alsace. "... 7 "begin, my dear philosopher, to recover my
sight; my eye fluxion has descended to the throat, and the -first
thing I have read with my own eyes in the public news, is that
the Duke of Wurtemberg has left his state, that his affairs are
deranged, all payments stopped. ..." (Translation).
762. VOLTAIRE (FRANQOIS MARIE AROUET DE).
L. S., 1 p. 4to. Ferney, Sept. 14, 1771. With 2 portraits en-
graved by Tardieu and Holloway. 3 pieces (inlaid).
763. WAGNER (CHARLES; French Protestant clergy-
man, and author of "Simple Life"). A. L. S., 3 pp. 16mo.
June 17, 1905.
764. WALPOLE (HORACE, 4th Earl of Orford (1717-
97). A. L. S., 1 p. 4to. Berkeley Square, March 22, 1790.
Letter of condolence on the death of Lady Browne. Neatly
strengthened on back. With portrait and view of Strawberry
Hill. 3 pieces. SCARCE.
765. WALPOLE (SIR ROBERT. 1676-1745). D. S., 1 p.
4to. 174 . Bill for Malt Duties; also, Letter from Secre-
tary notifying Lord Brampton of his election to Carlton Club.
With writing paper and envelopes in leather pocket. Lot.
766. WARTON (JOSEPH, English Critic). A. L. S., 1 p.
4to, regarding his "Copy of Pope" ; A. D. S., 1 p. 4to. 1782.
Receipt for 50 on works of Jane Warton. Inlaid with por-
trait. Together 3 pieces.
767. WEDDERBURN (ALEXANDER, Earl of Rosslyn.
Lord Chancellor) . A. L. S., iy 2 PP- 4to. n. d. ; Legal D. S.,
1792; D. S. (on vellum). 1795; 6 portraits. 9 pieces (3 in-
768. WEDDERBURX (ALEXANDER, Earl of Rosslyn.
Lord Chancellor). D. S., on vellum ; A. L. S., 1 p. 4to. 1801 ;
D. S. (partly in his autograph), 1 p. folio. 1772; D. S.,
1799; 3 engraved portraits. 7 pieces (6 inlaid).
769. WELLINGTON (ARTHUR WELLESLEY, DUKE
OF). A. L. S., 1 p. 4to. January 26, 1839. To The Lord
President of the Council regarding the appointment of Samuel
Raymond Jarvis to the office of High Sheriff of Hants. In-
land. With 7 portraits (5 inlaid). Together 8 pieces.
770. WILDE (THOMAS, Lord Chancellor). A. L. S.,
2 1 /2 PP- ; Henry James, Solicitor General of England. A. L. S. ;
Phil. Francis. A. L. S. (facsimile) ; D. S. of Philip Hone.
1 p. N. Y. 1801 ; D. S. of David Geddes of Lancaster. En-
dorsed by Gen. James Hamilton. 1781 ; H. Mackenzie. A. L. S.,
1836. Together 6 pieces.
771. WILKES (JOHN, British Statesman and Writer.
1727-1797). A. L. S., 3 pp. 4to. London, August 20, 1778.
To Mons. Suard, Paris.
* He assures Suard that the war then raging should not
change his affection and expresses his deep sorrow that the
only two centuries he loves should be enemies. He also tells
of his latest love affair, with "Maria," and includes in this
letter a 6-verse poem addressed to the lady.
77 WILKIE (SIR DAVID). A. L. S., 3 pp. 4to. Venezia,
May 14, 1826. To Thomas Phillips, discussing at length the
qualities and principles of Greek and Roman art, which he
was then studying at first hand. With an engraved portrait.
2 pieces, inlaid.
773. WILLIAM III OF GREAT BRITAIN. L. S., 1 p.
folio (inlaid). Whitehall, May 2 . To William, Earl