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MELBA, Dame Nellie (1861-1931). Soprano.
Autograph Letter Signed to Lady Sheffield, 1½ pages 4to, Balmacaan, Drumnadrochit, Inverness, no date. A thank-you letter for the loan of a handkerchief ('so badly needed'), wishing Lady Sheffield pleasure in 'the bridge a deux', and enthusing about the advantages of Scotland.
'... It is lovely here. I tried to catch a salmon yesterday but Alas! No Success. ...'
Dame Nellie's mother was of Scottish descent.

£125 [No: 25151]
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