James Baillie Fraser

Fraser, James Baillie

Scottish travel writer and artist (1783-1856). Autograph letter signed. Moniack near Inverness. 11.02.1826. 4to. 1 page on bifolium. With autograph address verso.
$ 350 / 320 € (82320/BN53318)

To Edward Magrath, founder, member and secreatary of the Athenaeum Club in London concerning his subscription: "I have this day only received your letter of the 1st current; I was under the impression that an order similar to that I now inclose, had been left last year with the then secretary, but probably I was mistaken - if it should be found this may be destroyed - if not this will serve for my annual subscription [...]". - Previously in the collection of the English novelist Catherine Hutton (1756-1846), with a few biographical notes in her handwriting. - A strip of old mounting tape on verso. 2 small marginal tears.

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