Autographed Envelope

TENNYSON, Alfred Lord (1809 - 1892)

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Date Published: 1860

Description: This envelope, handwritten with the return address, place, and date, is postmarked over the signature "A Tennyson." The instruction to "Pay Mrs. Andrews on order twenty-one pounds" is also in Tennyson's hand. An ornate stamp from the National Provincial Bank of England-Newport indicates that this used envelope was reused as a check. 4.5 x 7 inches, no place, November 15, 1860. Several folds and creases and lightly stained; very good(-) condition.

Comments: Mrs. Andrews is likely to be Joanna (known as 'Annie') Andrews, who is variously described as the "cook" or "housekeeper" at Farringford, where Tennyson lived on the Isle of Wight. Her sister, Elizabeth, was the nurse in the same household.

Signed: Y
Binding: unbound
Language: English
Type: Autographs

Book ID: 132447


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Hello You are not going to believe this but the book was delivered YESTERDAY - we were out so they came again today. That's what I call service!!!!!!!! Thanks for the careful packing - the book is lovely. Thanks again - David K.
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