* [BRITISH POLITICAL FIGURES].
CHURCHILL, Randolph Henry Spencer, Lord (1849-1895). Autograph letter signed ("Randolph Churchill"), to Sir Daniel Gooch, London, 20 March . 1 page, 8vo on 2 Connaught Place stationery (address crossed out). Churchill writes: "with reference to the Woodstock Railway, whenever you are kind enough to drop me a line...and have a moment's leisure to receive me." -- PEEL, Robert, Sir (1788-1850). Autograph letter signed ("Robert Peel"), to the Bishop of London, Whitehall, 24 June no year. 1 page, 8vo, integral blank leaf, creased, small clear mounting corners to blank area. Writing about the qualifications of Mr. Douglas on the news of Archdeacon Jones' request for an early resignation. -- RHODES, Cecil John (1853-1902). Autograph letter signed ("C.J. Rhodes"), to Sir James Sivewright, n.p., n.d. 1 page, 8vo, integral blank, with note from the recipient on verso. Rhodes writes "Jameson goes away tonight so kindly excuse me from dining with you." Sivewright notes, "I will as him for tomorrow-night. He is not in this afternoon. Jim." -- WELLINGTON, Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke (1769-1852). Autographed letter signed ("Wellington"), to Jos. Wagstaff, London, 5 May 1821. 1 page, 4to, folds, one touching signature, a few pale stains or light soiling, left edge chipping. Thanking the recipient for the invitation to join the Pitt Club of Warrington. -- WINDSOR, Wallis Simpson, Duchess of (1896-1986). Autograph note signed ("W"), to Anita O'Keeffe Young, Tucson, Arizona, [5 March 1956]. 1 page, 12mo, on verso of printed postcard of the Arizona Inn, addressed in the Duchess's hand. The Duchess writes Anita O'Keeffe Young, the sister of artist Georgia O'Keeffe, who is staying in Palm Beach. -- Together, 5 manuscripts.
Estimate $ 700-900
Property from the Robert L. McKay Collection, North Tustin, California