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Davy, Humphrey (1778-1829)

Auction:
2483
Lot:
48
Sold for:
$237$200

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2483
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 15, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Davy, Humphrey (1778-1829), Autograph signed envelope with free frank, July 27, 1823, with Ballyshannon line cancellation, addressed to John Wilson Croker, Secretary to the Admiralty, (edges ragged, separations along central fold, not affecting text, minor spotting).

Note: While President of the Royal Society in 1823, he and Croker founded the Athenaeum Club and they became two of the original trustees.


Estimate $150-200

Keywords

John Wilson Croker, Secretary, founder, President, Athenaeum Club, Royal Society, Envelope, Parliament of the United Kingdom, Politics of the United Kingdom

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