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A good Autograph Letter Signed, stating his unworthiness to become President of the Royal Society of Literature, but agreeing to serve ‘for two years only’. 3 pp. 8vo. Lilton Court, 17 March 1845. Henry Hallam (1777-1859), historian. ‘ … I shall be fully sensible of this token of their esteem; and I will endeavour to take care of the interests of the Society, in which I am sure of the co-operation of those who have been already active in its affairs.’