Single page autograph letter (conjugate leaf removed), headed `Dublin Castle, Ireland, 4 July 1888′. Burke, `Ulster King of Arms’, author of `Burke’s Peerage’, (or his secretary), writes to Sir John Hay, Australian politician, asking him for a ‘list of members of the Australian Club, to assist Sir Bernard in a work he is preparing on the “Colonial Gentry'”. Hay’s reply is written on the back

BURKE Sir Bernard (1814-1892)


Offered with the 1970 edition of the book, Burke’s A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Colonial Gentry, first published in 1891

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