SINCLAIR, Sir George. 1433



Autograph Letter Signed, regretting that ‘other engagements during the impending short recess will prevent me form on this occasion availing myself of the invitation’ from the Operatives Association of Salford’. 1 page 7 x 4.5 inches, integral blank, in good condition. London, 27 March 1839. Sir George Sinclair (1790-1868), author, friend of Byron (who described him as ‘the prodigy of our school-days’). In Parliament he advocated catholic emancipation and the emancipation of the West India slaves.