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ALS from Brougham to Albert Megson re capital punishment

by Brougham and Vaux, Henry Charles, Baron (to Albert Megson)

Price: $125.00
from: Rose's Books, IOBA


  • Seller Inventory #: 016618
  • Book condition: Fine
  • Place: Penrith
  • Date published: 1866

Penrith, 1866. Penrith, U.K. 9 September 1866, stamped 10 September 1866. Autograph letter from Lord Brougham to Albert Megson, Manchester. "Private, 9. Sept. 1866, Lord Brougham presents his compliments to Mr. Megson and assures him that he wishes as well as possible to the proposed meeting. But in his capacity of judge in the highest court of appeal it would be improper for him to attend the meeting. He read with much concern the account of the late execution in Manchester & he had conceived that the late resolution of both Houses had been enforced to prevent public executions." Written in the third person. In a hand-addressed envelope, signed with his name, "Brougham" with one penny postage and stampings from Penrith and Manchester. Fine.. Fine. Autograph Letter Signed.