Henry Brougham Farnie

Farnie, Henry Brougham

Scottish operatic librettist (1836-1889). Autograph letter signed. Paris. 8vo. 1 page.
$ 235 / 220 € (92224/BN61255)

To C. Searle, recommending an out-of-court settlement in a legal case: "I was pleased sick with your letter and its tone; and shall be pleased if anything offers likely to suit you, to write you again. Meanwhile, if I might offer a counsel in the most-friendly spirit, it would be, not to embark on a doubtful litigation. Leaving altogether the merits of one case out of the question, it is always the better policy to keep out of law [...]. - With embossed address, and traces of old mounting on the verso, slight brownstaining.

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