BAKER, Lady Florence. 20148



Autograph Letter Signed ‘Florence Baker’, to Mrs. Thynne, thanking her for the kind note and photos, which Florence has put into her book, reporting on Sir Samuel’s health, etc. 3 pp. 7 x 4 inches, fine, with the original envelope (stamp removed). [Newstead Abbey] 20 September 1867. The uncommon autograph of Lady Florence Baker (1841-1916), wife of the explorer Sir Samuel Baker, famous for his African discoveries. “Sir Samuel is laid up with his cold, he has been in bed for two days therefore we cannot go to Raby Castle as soon as wished to do.”