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HARTE, Francis Bret (1836-1902). American author.
Autograph Letter Signed to Miss Holland, 1 page 8vo on monogrammed paper, 15 Upper Hamilton Terrace, 1 June 1893. Accepting an invitation and announcing his impending visit to Wales for a short visit.
Addressed to Sir Alfred Comyn Lyall (1835-1911, administrator in India and writer), and accompanied by a small letter from Lyall to his sister Sibylla [wife of Francis James Holland (1828-1907, son of the physician Sir Henry Holland)] sending Stanley's letter, and comment that 'he is something of a recluse, and avoids new society like one who has long sojourned among wild folk'.

£185 [No: 25216]
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