JUSTIN McCARTHY - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 06/19/1891 - HFSID 73082
Sale Price $288.00
In this handwritten letter, the Irish author promises to send dialogue for a play. Accompanied by his unsigned, hand addressed envelope. Two items.
Autograph letter signed: "Justin H. McCarthy", 1 page, 4½x7. Chelsea Embankment, London, England, 19 June 1891. To "Dear Miss Aryerton" in full: "I will send youthe dialogue as soon as possible. They are being copied. Alas, no I do not act myself. Faithfully yours" Accompanied by his unsigned hand addressed envelope to "Miss Margaret Ayerton/21 Woodon Place/W.C." (Creased and toned, heavily worn). Justin McCarthy (1830-1912), an Irish politician who advocated Home Rule as a Member of the British Parliament (1879-1900), was also a prolific journalist, novelist and historian. His most known works include A Fair Saxon (1873), Dear Lady Disdain (1875) and Miss Misanthrope (1878). He also co-authored three books with Rosa Campbell Praed, including their 1886 novel The Right Honourable. Creased and toned. Lightly soiled. Otherwise, fine condition.
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