SHAFTESBURY, Anthony Ashley Cooper, 7th Earl. 18366



Autograph Letter Signed ‘Shaftesbury’, to Mr. Clayton, discussing “the 43rd Clause”, the case of “private Halls”, regretting the absence of the Bishops during the House of Lords debate, discussing Oxford and Cambridge, etc. A good 4 page letter 7 x 4 inches, in fine condition. 15 June 1855 Anthony Ashley Cooper, 7th Earl of Shaftesbury (1801-85), factory reformer and philanthropist. “Tho I was educated at Oxford myself, I do not feel for her half the respect that I do for Cambridge, to which I shall send my Son in October next.”