WISEMAN, Nicholas, Cardinal. 15114



Autograph Letter Signed, on a boat on the Rhine (with “hardly I fear, from its shaking, a legible hand”), to Mme. Vict Otter at Tours, while engaged with preparations for the journey to Rome “& the winding up of much business”), discussing Mr. Bruère’s manuscript, looking forward to hearing from her at the College Anglais in Rome. 3 pp. 8 x 5 inches, folds, address panel (small hole at seal opening), minor blemishes, in good condition. Paper watermarked 1841. With a small portrait of Wiseman. On the Rhine near Strasbourg, Feast of St Vincent de Paul [18]42. 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.