1869 Queen Victoria handwritten letter to the Duchess of Argyll mentioning the star of India. Original letter written by Queen Victoria from Windsor castle in 1869; reading as follows. Dear Elizabeth, I feel shocked not to have thanked you sooner for the nice photographs of dear Lilith and her husband. There are still some wanting to complete the family. It was a sorrow for me to leave dear Scotland. Ever yours affectionately, VR. The Duke will have understood that I did not answer him about the Star of India as Lord Sydney — with him? It must have been great pleasure to see dear Lilith welcomed to her new home. Includes the original envelope front signed’The Queen. 17.5cm x 11cm. Will be dispatched fully insured and safely packaged. Please examine the accompanying photographs carefully as they give a good indication as to the condition of the artefact. The item “1869 Queen Victoria handwritten, signed 3 page letter to the Duchess of Argyll” is in sale since Thursday, April 8, 2021. This item is in the category “Collectables\Historical Memorabilia\Royalty Collectables”. The seller is “lucas_historical” and is located in Aberystwyth. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
- Type: Handwritten letter + envelope front
- Year: 1869
- Royal: Victoria (1837-1901)
- Royalty: UK Royalty