Muhammad ibn ʿAbd al-Wahhab (Arabic: محمد بن عبد الوهاب; 1703 – 22 June 1792) was an Arabian Islamic Salafi theologian and the founder of Wahhabi movement. His pact with Muhammad bin Saud helped to establish the first Saudi state and began a dynastic alliance and power-sharing arrangement between their families which continues to the present day. Unsigned, Calling-Card of thre Royal Cabibet Kinddom of Saudi Arabia. 02/19786 - 6 x 4 with gold edging overall, extra fine condition.
Henry Richard Vassall-Fox, 3rd Baron Holland PC (21 November 1773 – 22 October 1840) was an English politician and a major figure in Whig politics in the early 19th century. A grandson of Henry Fox, 1st Baron Holland, and nephew of Charles James Fox, he served as Lord Privy Seal between 1806 and 1807 in the Ministry of All the Talents headed by Lord Grenville and as Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster between 1830 and 1834 and again between 1835 and his death in 1840 in the Whig administrations of Lord Grey and Lord Melbourne.
Field Marshal John Denton Pinkstone French, 1st Earl of Ypres (28 September 1852 – 22 May 1925), known as The Viscount French between 1916 and 1922, was a British Army officer. Autograph Slip Writing Signed, 07/12/1911 - 4 1/2 x 7 Folio: written in blk ink with a center-fold and rich golden browning seen and lovely clear lettering seen on notation. Overall, very fine condition.
Ernest Alban Louis, Prince of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Freudenberg 1887–1918/1931. Eldest son of predecessor. Title effectively abolished with the collapse of the German Empire but titular use continues. Autograph Card Writing Signed, n.d. 4 x 2 1/2 written in blk ink with nice age-toning seen. Overall, fine condition.
Maharaja Pratap Singh Gaekwad (29 June 1908 – 19 July 1968) belonging to the Gaekwad dynasty of the Marathas, was a Maharaja of Baroda who succeeded his grandfather Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad III at his death in 1939. Autograph Slip Writing Signed, n.d., - 3 x 2 written in blk ink with a light diangal crease overall, fine condition.
Herbert John Gladstone, 1st Viscount Gladstone (18 February 1854 – 6 March 1930) was a British Liberal statesman. The youngest son of William Ewart Gladstone, he was Home Secretary from 1905 to 1910 and Governor-General of the Union of South Africa from 1910 to 1914. Autograph Slip Writing Signed, n.d., - 4 1/2 x 2 1/2 written in blk ink on both recto and verso. This is a "cut-away" bottom portion of the ALS only. Overall, fine/very fine condition.
*Common practice for VIP(s), and Royalities to send signed portion to family and/or friends.
Sir George Frederick Harvey FRSE RSA (1 February 1806 - 22 January 1876), was a prominent Scottish painter, the son of a watchmaker, was born at St Ninians, near Stirling. Autograph Frank (Envelope) Writing Signed, 12/14/1871 - 5 1/2 x 3 written in bold blk ink with an embossed seal of the Scottish Academy (recto), lovely golden-browning hue seen and a clear postal stamp in blk ink marked “Edinburgh” overall, fine/very fine condition.
John Cam Hobhouse, 1st Baron Broughton GCB, PC, FRS (27 June 1786 – 3 June 1869), known as Sir John Hobhouse, Bt, from 1831 to 1851, was a British politician and memoirist.Autograph Slip Writing Signed, 1835 - 4 x 2 1/2 written in blk ink on 'wove' paper with a center stan nice and rich 'age-tonning' in lettering overall, fine condition.
Henry Edward Fox, 4th Baron Holland, of Holland, 4th Baron Holland, of Foxley, MP (7 May 1802 – 18 December 1859) was briefly a British Whig politician and later an ambassador. Autograph Slip Writing Signed, 1839 - 4 1/2 x 3 written in blk ink with the stamped seal of the British Crown Dated: 'FREE 22 AP 22 1839'. Rich age-toning seen throughout overall, fine condition.
George Nathaniel Curzon, Marquess Curzon, also called (1898–1911) Baron Curzon of Kedleston, or (1911–21) Earl Curzon of Kedleston (born Jan. 11, 1859, Kedleston Hall, Derbyshire, Eng.—died March 20, 1925, London), British statesman, viceroy of India (1898–1905), and foreign secretary (1919–24), who during his terms in office played a major role in British policy-making. Autograph Card Signed, n.d. 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 written in blk ink on ratro Post Card from England overall, fine condition.
Dame Kathleen Mary Ollerenshaw, née Timpson, DBE (born 1 October 1912) is a British mathematician and politician who was Lord Mayor of Manchester from 1975 to 1976 and an advisor on educational matters to Margaret Thatcher's government in the 1980s. Autograph Slip Writing Signed, 03/22/1976 - 6 x 8 Folio: written in blk ink on flesh color stationery from Town Hall, Manchester England with a gold tone crest/seal of Lord Mayor, of Manchester; and a center crease with no appearance of age-toning overall, extra fine condition.
Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston, KG, GCB, PC (20 October 1784 - 18 October 1865), known popularly as Lord Palmerston, was a British statesman who served twice as Prime Minister in the mid-19th century. Autograph Slip Signed, n.d. - 2 3/4 x 1 1/2 Leaf: signed in blk ink with dark and rich "age-toning" on old English fine wove parchment overall, fine condition.
Caleb Whitefoord (Edinburgh 1734 – 25 January 1810 London) was a Scottish merchant, diplomat, and political satirist. Autograph Slip Signed, 05/01/1788 - 7 1/4 x 2 3/4 mounted - Leaf: written in blk ink as a Literature Receipt Signed on old English wove fiber wire parchment. A portrait engarving mounted is seen with nice global age-toning. Overall, fine condition.