CORNWALLIS, Laura, Countess. 18071

£100

Description

A series of 4 Autograph Letters Signed ‘Laura Hayes’ or ‘Laura Cornwallis’, to William Nicol at the Shakspear Printing Office, Cleveland Row, St. James’s, London, about the publication of her work (”the Osterly work”), the purchase of books for the Cornwallis Library, her marriage, 4 letters, 11 pp. 9 x 7 inches, two address panels, in good legible condition. Southall 1822 and 1823, Linton 1829 (2). Laura Hayes married James Mann, 5th Earl Cornwallis (1778-1852), in 1829. She died on 3 August 1840. There is a memorial to her in Linton Church, Kent.