Autograph Letter Signed ‘B.Disraeli’, to the 2nd Duke of Wellington, expressing pleasure at having “the honor of dining with yourself, & her Grace, on Wednesday the 17th”, adding that “I write this on the eve of battle”. 2 pp. 6 x 4 inches, thin black border, fine. Grosvenor Gate, 4 February 1864. Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield (1804-81), Prime Minister 1868, 1874-80. Disraeli made a great speech on 4 February in the Commons, the Address to Her Majesty on the Lords Commissioners’ Speech.