Autograph Letter Signed ‘Teck’, to Messrs. Cape, hoping to buy tobacco direct from them, because he has enquired “at several of the West End Tobacconists, without being able to get yr excellent mixture (as provided to the 2d Life Guards)”. 3 pp. 7 x 4½ inches, in good condition, centre fold tear neatly repaired. White Lodge, Richmond Park, 16 January 1887. Francis, Duke of Teck (1837–1900), husband of Mary Adelaide, and father of the future Queen Mary.