London, 1892. Very Good. Signed two-page letter from Justin McCarthy to William Henry Rideing. McCarthy (1859-1936) was an Irish author and Member of Parliament. Among his many works was a biography of William Gladstone, who is mentioned in this letter. William Rideing (1853-1918) was an American author who wrote for journals and periodicals on various subjects. McCarthy writes: "Sept 13, '92 Dear Mr. Rideing I am very glad to hear of your safe arrival after your stormy passage. I am glad too to hear that you have got home 'bringing your sheaves with you' in the shape of contributions from Mr. Gladstone and Mr. Balfour. I think you have accompished a triumph." He goes on to thank him for partial payment for his Reminiscences and sends his regards to Mrs. Rideing. Bi-fold measuring 4.5 x 7 inches. Very good with small piece of grey paper adhered to blank recto, small mark on bottom of second page and light crease where folded. AUTO/072216.
(Inventory #: 29712)
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