H.M Queen Elizabeth II; A handwritten Letter with envelope d...





H.M Queen Elizabeth II; A handwritten Letter with envelope dated March 31st 1952, on Clarence House headed note paper to Kate Day, Her Majesty's Milliner;
'Dear Miss Day,
I feel I must send my belated but sincere thanks for your kind letter of sympathy on the death of my father, from your staff and yourself, which i much appreciated.
Owing to the (?) numbers of letters I have received, it has taken me a very long time to answer them all!
It has been greatly strengthening to us to know that so many people have been thinking of us and sharing our sorrow.
Yours sincerely
Elizabeth R'

The notepaper and envelope front with mourning black border, the envelope reverse with black cross and sealed with a green wax seal, the envelope addressed in ink with George VI stamp lower left, and inked 'ER' beside. 

Provenance; Sent to Kate Day, Milliner to Queen Elizabeth in the 1950's and thence by family descent.

Auction Date: 2nd Dec 2023 at 9:30am

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