DACRE, Barbarina. 18748

£100

Description

Autograph Letter Signed ‘B.Dacre’, to “dear sir” [John Forbes Royle, naturalist], asking him to excuse “my blind eyes or my crippled fingers” in the confusion caused by mistaking a 3 for a 2, inscribing an enlarged figure ‘3’ for Royle to use in the future. 3 pp. 7 x 4 inches, with the remains of Royle’s distinctive blue album page adhering, in good condition. Undated. Uncommon. Barbarina Brand, Lady Dacre (1768-1854), poet and dramatist.