JONES, Henry. 16603



Autograph Letter Signed ‘Henry Jones’, to the writer of a letter to The Field, stating that “Your letter calling attention to the want of uniformity at whist, and to the state of the laws is before me”, discussing factors for and against the proposed scheme, but concluding “I feel pretty confident no steps will be taken”. 4 pp. 7 x 4½ inches, old repairs, otherwise good. 22 Albion Street, Hyde Park, 16 January 1891. Uncommon. Henry Jones (1831 – 1899) was an English writer under the name “Cavendish”, an authority on whist and other card games, tennis and other lawn games.