STRICKLAND, Agnes. 15839

£65

Description

Autograph Letter Signed, to John Bennett, goldsmith on Cheapside, settling his account, and thanking him for ‘the elegant case holder for the American “testimonial pen” so kindly presented the last time I was transacting business with you’, praising the Bennett brothers also for the setting of the miniature of ‘my dear brother’, and thanking William Bennett for his National Lyrics. 3 pp. 7 x 4.5 inches, minor defects only, in good clean condition, with the original autograph envelope. 11 Blandford Square, 11 May 1855. Agnes Strickland (1796-1874), author, enjoys using her pen. ‘I value it very much I assure you and shall use it with much pleasure as the blended and spontaneous tribute of esteem from the new world and the old, of which I can scarcely be too proud.’