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DISRAELI, Benjamin, earl of Beaconsfield (1804-1881). Prime minister and novelist.
Autograph Letter Signed ('B. Disraeli') to the Earl of Clanwilliam, 3 pages 8vo, laid down by the second leaf, Hughenden Manor, 31 August 1864. Inviting him to Hughenden on 26 September, and suggesting that he travels by train to High Wycomb[e].
'You said you shd. certainly be hanging about town, or the south, for some little time.
 'Shall you be in our parts during the impending month? And, if so, may we count on the great pleasure of seeing you ... to stay a few days, & taste the air of the Chiltern Hills. ...'
Richard Charles Francis Meade (179501879, third earl of Clanwilliam) had been under-secretary for foreign affairs and ambassador to Berlin, and had been ennobled in 1828.
 See Benjamin Disraeli Letters, vol. 8, page 366, where the letter is noted as number 3943 from a sale at Sotheby's, 13 May 1974, but the text not published.
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