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Lady Duff-Gordon Autograph Letter Signed

19 Dec

Phenomenal ALS signed “Lucy Duff-Gordon,” three pages on two adjoining sheets, 5.25 x 7, personal letterhead, May 27, [1912]. Letter to a friend. In full: “How kind of you to send me a cable of sympathy from New York on our safety. According to the way we’ve been treated by England on our return we didn’t seem to have done the right thing in being saved at all!!!! Isn’t it disgraceful.” In fine condition. This poignant letter was composed at her Knightsbridge residence during the British Wreck Commissioner’s inquiry into the sinking of the RMS Titanic, which took place from May 2 to July 12, 1912.

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