MONSELL, John Samuel Bewley. 16608

£45

Description

A long Autograph Letter Signed, to Messrs. Parker, Son & Bourn, 445 West Strand, about the content and appearance of his forthcoming book Hymns for the Church’s Year, describing the hymns, suggesting a Preface, giving consideration to the name and form of the book. 8 pp. 7 x 4½ inches, in good condition, some very light foxing spots. Egham Vicarage, 22 September 1862. John Samuel Bewley Monsell (1811 – 1875), Irish Anglican clergyman and poet. John Monsell became influenced by the Oxford Movement and an admirer of Edward Bouverie Pusey, and also became acquainted with William Ewart Gladstone, with whom he maintained a correspondence.