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Auction archive: Lot number 46

Burning of Whitehall Palace.- Blathwayt (William) Autograph Letter signed, 1697 [1698], "Whitehall is just now on fire by an accidt. and moste fit is like to be burnt down. We are safe towards ye Park".

Estimate
£300 - £400
ca. US$384 - US$512
Price realised:
n. a.
Auction archive: Lot number 46

Burning of Whitehall Palace.- Blathwayt (William) Autograph Letter signed, 1697 [1698], "Whitehall is just now on fire by an accidt. and moste fit is like to be burnt down. We are safe towards ye Park".

Estimate
£300 - £400
ca. US$384 - US$512
Price realised:
n. a.
Beschreibung:

Burning of Whitehall Palace.- Blathwayt (William, government official, bap. 1650, d. 1717) Autograph Letter signed to "Sr", 2pp. with conjugate blank, Whitehall, 4th January 1697 [1698], "Whitehall is just now on fire by an accidt. and moste fit is like to be burnt down. We are safe towards ye Park", folds, browned. ⁂ Whitehall Palace burnt down on the afternoon of 4th January 1698 after a Dutch maidservant left drying linen sheets on a charcoal brazier in a bed chamber.

Auction archive: Lot number 46
Auction:
Datum:
27 Mar 2020
Auction house:
Forum Auctions
4 Ingate Place
London, SW8 3NS
United Kingdom
[email protected]
+44 (0) 20 7871 2640
Beschreibung:

Burning of Whitehall Palace.- Blathwayt (William, government official, bap. 1650, d. 1717) Autograph Letter signed to "Sr", 2pp. with conjugate blank, Whitehall, 4th January 1697 [1698], "Whitehall is just now on fire by an accidt. and moste fit is like to be burnt down. We are safe towards ye Park", folds, browned. ⁂ Whitehall Palace burnt down on the afternoon of 4th January 1698 after a Dutch maidservant left drying linen sheets on a charcoal brazier in a bed chamber.

Auction archive: Lot number 46
Auction:
Datum:
27 Mar 2020
Auction house:
Forum Auctions
4 Ingate Place
London, SW8 3NS
United Kingdom
[email protected]
+44 (0) 20 7871 2640
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