SCOTT-GATTY, Sir Alfred 9603

£120

Description

A series of 26 Autograph Letters Signed, as Rouge Dragon, to T.H.Manners, recording his research into the Manners family, local record searches at the Rolls Office, extant wills, genealogy, etc 62 pp. 7 x 4½ inches, in good condition. Heralds College, London, 1884-1886. Sir Alfred Scott-Gatty (1847-1918), Garter King of Arms and composer. “I have heard from the Vicar of Helmesley who it appears has been very busy with the gathering of some 60 clergymen. He rather ‘haggles’ about my terms so I have offered him £5 to extract everything from 1600 to 1750 and I think he will accept my offer.”