Thomas Peregrine Courtenay

Courtenay, Thomas Peregrine

politician and writer (1810-1841). Autograph letter signed. Place unidentified. 8vo. 1½ pp.
$ 341 / 320 € (92264/BN61295)

To Reverend Benjamin Bradney Bockett, the vicar of Epsom, Surrey, with a request to sign and return certificates: "I shall be most obliged to you if you will sign the tax certificates enclosed. Mrs Courtenay will call a hand for them. I was very glad to see you doing duty again yesterday [...]". - Courtenay wrote "Memoirs of the Life, Works, and Correspondence of Sir William Temple, Bart." (London, Longman [...], 1836) and "Commentaries on the Historical Plays of Shakespeare" (2 vol., London, Henry Colburn, 1840). - With traces of old mounting on the verso, and slight brown staining.

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