LEIGH, Augusta. 18744

£350

Description

Autograph Letter Signed ‘Augusta Leigh’, addressed “Dear Sir”, wishing to see her correspondent’s Drawings, but prevented by the Weather and “a bad cold” 4 pp. 7 x 4 inches, in good condition. 28 October, no year given. The Hon. Augusta Byron (1783-1851), the poet’s half-sister, married her first cousin, Colonel George Leigh, in 1807. “… I will hope to give myself the treat I have anticipated so eagerly & so long very soon – but I do trust your will not keep at home or expect me till you see me.”