WISEMAN, Nicholas, Cardinal. 11336

£100

Description

Autograph Letter Signed ‘N.Wiseman’, to Vincent Novello in Bayswater, hoping for the safe arrival of Wiseman’s books at Oscott, agreeing to send one of them to Novello with “a copy of the Sistine Holy Week music”. 1½ pages, 7 x 4½ inches, remains of guard, with the original wrapper (stamp removed), postmark. Alton Towers, 15 October 1840. Cardinal Wiseman (1802-65). In 1840, he was consecrated bishop, and was sent to England as coadjutor to Bishop Thomas Walsh, vicar-apostolic of the Central district, and was also appointed president of Oscott College near Birmingham.