HEATON, John Henniker. 21219



A series of three Autograph Letters Signed, to Mr. Knowles, editor of The Nineteenth Century, about the length of his forthcoming article, “an indictment of the Post Office”, assuring Knowles that the article “throbs with public resentment against the Post Office”. 3 letters, 5 pp., 8 x 5 inches, occasional light foxing only. 36 Eaton Square, March 1893. Sir John Henniker Heaton (1848-1914), Member of Parliament, redoubtable postal reformer, and journalist in Australia. John Thomas Knowles (1831-1908), editor, friend of Tennyson. In June 1893 there appeared in The Nineteenth Century Heaton’s article: Post Office ‘Plunders and Blunders’.