Early Autograph Letter Signed to his nurse on "Osborne" stationery, 8vo bifold, ca 1899. EDWARD VIII.
Early Autograph Letter Signed to his nurse on "Osborne" stationery, 8vo bifold, ca 1899.
EDWARD VIII

(1894-1972). King of England whose abdication of the throne to marry American divorcee Wallis Simpson rocked Great Britain; Prince of Wales, 1911-36, then King from January 20 to December 10, 1936, then Duke of Windsor after abdication.

Early Autograph Letter Signed to his nurse on "Osborne" stationery, 8vo bifold, ca 1899.

The royal child writes to, "My dearest Nana," his nurse asking to drink something because, "I is so thirsty." He identifies himself as, "your little Sweetie Edward XXXXXXXXXX". Condition: Light toning throughout, folds and one margin tear not affecting text but to both pages. Pencil docketing on verso identifying the letter. A rare letter.

Item #4719

Price: $850.00

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