Skip to Main Content Skip to Header Menu Skip to Main Menu Skip to Category Menu Skip to Footer

LORD MARCUS BERESFORD - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED - HFSID 81095

LORD MARCUS BERESFORDThe equerry and racing manager for King Edward VII and King George V pens this letter Autograph Letter signed: “Marcus Beresford” 2p (front and verso of a single sheet), 5x8, affixed to a 6½x9½ sheet of paper. Written on stationery of the Marlborough Club, Pall Mall S.W.

Sale Price $270.00

Reg. $300.00

Condition: fine condition
Free U.S. Shipping
Chat now or call 800-425-5379

LORD MARCUS BERESFORDThe equerry and racing manager for King Edward VII and King George V pens this letter Autograph Letter signed: “Marcus Beresford” 2p (front and verso of a single sheet), 5x8, affixed to a 6½x9½ sheet of paper. Written on stationery of the Marlborough Club, Pall Mall S.W. Dated Friday, no year. To “My dear Sandhurst” In full: “to make use of your grand position to help a poor chap -for me./ Rule 5 states that persons not actually from England will only be allowed to compete by special permission of The Secretary of State./ I wish you would get that permission from Campbell Bannerman./ I have known this boy for years -and take a great interest in him - and he will do well - if he gets this chance./ I know you will do what you can for me./ Yrs sincerely”. Lord Marcus Beresford (1848-1922), full name Marcus Talbot de la Poer Beresford, was the 4th son of the 4th Marquis of Waterford. From 1890 onward, he was the manager of the thoroughbred horses of King Edward VII and King George V. When Prince Edward inherited the throne, Beresford was given the title of Extra Equerry and Manager of His Majesty's Thoroughbred Stud. Similarly, King George kept Beresford on in his post as royal equerry until Beresford's passing in 1922. Pen note in an unknown hand in the upper margin of the letter. Letter has been affixed to paper containing biographical information on various member of the British peerage. Otherwise, fine condition.

This website image may contain our company watermark. The actual item does not contain this watermark
See more listings from these signers
Make an offer today and get a quick response
Check your account for the status.

Following offer submission users will be contacted at their account email address within 48 hours. Our response will be to accept your offer, decline your offer or send you a final counteroffer. All offers can be viewed from within the "Document Offers" area of your HistoryForSale account. Please review the Make Offer Terms prior to making an offer.

If you have not received an offer acceptance or counter-offer email within 24-hours please check your spam/junk email folder.

 

World-Wide Shipping

Fast FedEx and USPS shipping

Authenticity Guarantee

COA with every purchase

All Questions Answered

Contact us day or night

Submit Offers

Get a quick response