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Free letter ( front only ) dated December 4, 1828 .

By: Earl Stanhope - Postal History

Price: £15.00

Publisher: 1828 0:

Seller ID: 36951


Clear red stamp: "Free 4 Dec, 1828". From Stanhope, Sevenoaks, December Third, 1828. To Mrs. Howard, Rectory, Hoggeston, near Windsor, Bucks". ** Excerpt from: History of Chevening House, Sevenoaks, Kent" - "...The 4th Earl (1781-1855) inherited “a dilapidated and decayed house standing in a hayfield”. Between 1817 and 1821 he spent £4,824 15s 5d on essential repairs, but his main interest lay in the garden and woodlands. He laid out Italian gard... View more info