Offered for sale by: Richard Ford

Sir James Blyth (1841-1925), British businessman; Liberal politician; Director, W. & A. Gilbey, wine merchants; Vice-President, Royal Society of Arts [The Daily Graphic; Fleet Street; newspapers]: Typed Letter Signed ('Blyth.') to the Literary Editor of 'The Daily Graphic'. , 28 September 1921; on letterhead of 33 Portland Place, London, W1.

4to, 1 p. Twenty lines of text. Clear and complete. On aged and creased paper, with slight wear to extremities. Minor traces of previous mount adhering to reverse. He has been 'fully occupied with communications and messages', and 'being somewhat of an invalid and compelled to husband my resources', he must decline the 'friendly suggestion that I should supplement my letter in "The Times" on Cheaper Postage by a contribution to the "Daily Graphic." ' The final two paragraphs (twelve lines) explain the 'deep interest in the "Daily Graphic" ' he has always taken ('Mr Thomas was an intimate friend of mine previous to its inception'). He finds that there has been a 'great improvement in the general "get up" of the paper during the past year or two'. Concludes with an anecdote concerning 'a grandson of mine' and the newspaper. (Book ref. 8680 )  £ 35.00

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Offered for sale by: Richard Ford
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