JERROLD, William Blanchard. 11015



Autograph Letter Signed, to Mr. Chapman, clarifying his intentions in offering a work for publication. 2 pp. 5½ x 3½ inches, in good condition, lightly toned. 43 Mornington Road, Regents Park, 21 March 1850 William Blanchard Jerrold (1826-1884), journalist and author. He was appointed the Crystal Palace commissioner to Sweden in 1853, and wrote A Brage-Beaker with the Swedes (1854) on his return. In 1855 he was sent to the Paris exhibition as correspondent for several London papers, and from that time he lived much in Paris. In 1857 he succeeded his father as editor of Lloyd’s Weekly Newspaper, a post which he held for twenty-six years.