A lengthy Autograph Letter Signed ‘Esher’, to Lovat Fraser at the Daily Mail Office, discussing how the Government encourages extravagance in private life, citing the cost of State uniforms, the costs of fancy dress balls, contrasting the good example set by the King with the extravagance of those about him. 6 pp. 8 x 5 inches, fine, with the original envelope (stamp removed). Roman Camp, Callander, 23 February 1920. Reginald Baliol Brett, 2nd Viscount Esher (1852-1930), historian and Liberal politician.