Inglis, Henry David (pseud. Derwent Conway), Scottish travel writer and journalist (1795-1835). Autograph letter signed.

No place, 1. IV. 1833.

8vo. With the fragment of another letter (155 x 65 mm). A total of 2 pp.


To a friend whom he presents with a copy of his travelogue "The Tyrol, with a Glance at Bavaria", published in 1833: "Permit me to request your acceptance of the accompanying copy of my work on the Tyrol, etc. just published [...]".

To an acquaintance looking forward to his answer: "Expecting to have the pleasure of hearing from you or Mr. Bayles soon [...]".

The additional piece comprises the final three lines clipped from another letter, signed as Derwent Conway, with parts of the address legible on verso.

Previously in the collection of the English novelist Catherine Hutton (1756-1846), both items trimmed and mounted on backing paper with a few biographical notes in her handwriting, mentioning some of Inglis's publications. An engraved portrait of the writer, mounted on paper, is enclosed.

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