Autograph Letter Signed ‘Bute’, to Mr. Elphinstone (the Hon. George Keith Elphinstone, later Admiral Viscount Keith), about “the most extraordinary” transaction involving a Mr. Fraser. 1 page 9 x 7 inches, with signature overleaf, integral blank leaf, in fine condition. Hill Street, 20 March 1793. John Stuart, 1st Marquess of Bute (1744-1814), was the son of John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute and the former Mary Wortley Montagu.