SHAFTESBURY, Anthony Ashley Cooper, 7th Earl. 15143



Autograph Letter Signed, to W.E.Forster M.P., explaining that he might have difficulty attending the meeting, although “my whole heart is with the Bechuanas”, but “I may go down all of a sudden”. 2 pp. 7 x 4½ inches, fine. St. Giles’s House, Cranborne, Salisbury, 19 November 1883. Anthony Ashley Cooper, 7th Earl of Shaftesbury (1801-85), factory reformer and philanthropist.