AINSWORTH, Harrison. 17265



Autograph Letter Signed, to the radical politician J.T. Rutt (father-in-law of Serjeant Thomas Noon Talfourd, the judge, playwright and dedicatee of Pickwick), discussing the local parcels delivery company, suggesting Rutt uses a Fleet Street address instead. 1 page 7 x 4½ inches, in good condition, lower edge slightly ragged, with a complete autograph wrapper bearing a 4 margin Penny Black (black Maltese Cross cancellation), Ainsworth’s seal in red wax. Kensal Lodge, Harrow Road, 15 February 1841. W.Harrison Ainsworth (1805-82), novelist.