GEORGE V. 14866

£100

Description

Envelope addressed by King George V, unsigned: “Mrs. Asquith, 10 Downing Street, Whitehall, S.W.”, annotated by Margot Asquith, the addressee. 4 x 6 inches, one corner torn where opened, otherwise good. 1913. King George V (reigned 1910-1935). Margot Asquith, wife of H.H.Asquith, the Prime Minister, has written at the top of this envelope: “From the King in answer to a farewell letter I wrote at the end of London season 1913, when I was too seedy to go to the 2nd. ball. I had been to the 2 Courts & 1 ball.”