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OVERSTONE, Samuel Jones-Loyd, 1st Baron (1796-1883). Banker & politician.
Autograph Letter Signed to 'My dear Wilson' (Sir John), 3 pages 8vo on black-edged paper, Norfolk Street, 26 March 1850. Lamenting Wilson's declaration that he has been 'severed from my friendly intimacy' because of Overstone's acceptance of a peerage.
'... Am I to be thus cut by my old friends, because I was too loyal to say no to my Sovereign? And this from you of all men - you bearing that Sovereign's Commission. ...'

£45 [No: 24078]
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