JUSTIN McCARTHY - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 08/24/1901 - HFSID 73076
JUSTIN McCARTHY The Irish author's handwritten letter from 1901 thanking a friend for sending gifts. Autograph letter signed: "Justin McCarthy", 2 pages (integral), 4½x7. Westgate on Sea, Kent, England, 24 August 1901.
Sale Price $288.00
The Irish author's handwritten letter from 1901 thanking a friend for sending gifts.
Autograph letter signed: "Justin McCarthy", 2 pages (integral), 4½x7. Westgate on Sea, Kent, England, 24 August 1901. To "My Dear Lady White" in full: "Ever so many thanks for your welcome gift. You know my awkwardness in matters of food and you are always so kind and generous in your indulgence of them. The granse [sic] came safely, and ought to have been at once acknowledged but I insisted on writing with my own hand--you know a man will always have his own way--women never do!--but I can't write after the bright daylight has gone. I both thank you most cordially and we look longingly for your soon coming. Charlottes sends her love and so do I. Ever truly yours" 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. Lightly soiled. Worn at folds. Otherwise, fine condition. Otherwise, fine condition.
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