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Fine early Autograph Letter Signed ('Harry') to her nanny 'My dear Jonnie', (Charlotte Mary Victoria, 1869-1938, Princess, Daughter of Edward VII, Queen of Norway)
1880 - hoping she will write as she is "longing to get a letter from you. We saw EDDY" (Albert Victor, 1864-1892, Duke of Clarence) "& GEORGIE" (George V, 1865-1936) "yesterday & they are coming here today ." with a long postscript "Louise & Victoria send their best love to you. I send my love to dear Phillis . I am very sorry that my letter is so short but I cant help it .", 4 sides 8vo., Royal Yacht Osborne headed paper with a coloured crest and Prince of Wales feathers, 13th August A delightful letter from the 11 year old princess to her nanny, whose real name was Elizabeth Jones. Her elder brothers had become Naval cadets in 1877 so presumably this was a family visit to the young boys who had just returned from a cruise of the West Indies in the Bacchante.
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