Autograph Letter Signed.

HELPS, Arthur (1813-75).

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This British writer produced a wide variety of books ranging from literary ("Thoughts in the Cloister and the Crowd," 1835) to biography ("The Life of Columbus," 1869) to nonfiction ("Essays Written in the interval of Business," 1841), and as a versatile civil servant was highly regarded by many, including Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, and served as dean of the Privy Council. ALS, 3pp (lettersheet), 4½" X 7¼", n.p., 9 January 1872. Addressed to "Thornton" (Thornton Leigh Hunt, 1810-73, son of writer Leigh Hunt, journalist and first editor of the influential "Daily Telegraph). Near fine. On letterhead bearing the blue-embossed "Privy Council Office" insignia, Helps thanks hid friend for "a very pleasant review in the Daily Telegraph Today -- at least very pleasing to the author. There was a good point taken in it -- showing an opinion of mine -- which will be valuable to me hereafter. It was in that part where the critic comments upon my chapters relating to local & imperial government. It is quite true what he says that I should have noticed the new local bodies. I will not forget this." Boldly penned. Helps is certainly referring to his latest book, the just-released "Thoughts upon Government.". N° de ref. de la librería 40472

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