MAINE, Sir Henry Sumner. 20758



Autograph Letter Signed, to Thomas Woolner, the sculptor, referring to “your kind invitation to see the Statue”. 1 page 7 x 5 inches, with the integral leaf bearing the original franked envelope. 27 Cornwall Gardens, 22 September 1876. Sir Henry Sumner Maine (1822-1888), lawyer. His reputation as a jurist was established by the publication of Ancient Law. In 1871 he was knighted and was a legal member of the Council of India and professor of international law.