A typical letter handwritten by author in English and signed by author.
An original MS
Total Pages : 4
Pages with text: 2
Transcriber: Cooper, Rod
Transcription date: June 4, 2015
Scrutiny: 04/06/2015 - Benny, Ruth;
Signed off: no
36 Russell Sq[ua]re
My Dear Sir
I have just r[e]c[eived]d a note from Mrs Winnards'[?] saying she will be having tea with me this evening for a quiet seance [word illeg. crossed-out]. Will you & Mrs Wallace join at 7-30 -- no dressing -- quite only a few friends. If this sh[oul]d reach [] you too late for the tea at 7-30 look in at my home before before 10.
Y[ou]rs truly | E. William Cox [signature]3,4
A. Wallace Esq
1. There is a catalogue/reference number inscribed in the top right-hand corner of the page. It reads "185".
2. Positioned immediately below the incomplete date, someone has written "Before 1879".
3. Cox, Edward William (1809-1879). English lawyer, journalist and publisher.
4. The official stamp of the British Museum is positioned above the signature.
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