UPCOTT, William. 18657



Autograph Letter Signed ‘William Upcott, an admirer, a Collector and a purveyor of Autographs” agreeing to exchange duplicate free franks with a “brother Collector” and listing his “wants”. 3 pp. 7 x 4 inches, in good condition, light traces of former mounting. The recipient has added the word “Sent” against the wants he has fulfilled. 102 Upper Street, Islington, 23 February 1840. William Upcott (1779-1845), antiquary and autograph collector. “I certainly am the possessor of a considerable number of Franks, both old and modern, a portion being bound up into Volumes, and have nearly completed the House of Peers of the present time, but the Commoners I have not cared for, tho’ I possess a goodly number …”