Willoughby H. Weiss - Autograph Letter Signed 04/13/1864


Willoughby H. Weiss - Autograph Letter Signed 04/13/1864

This item has been shown times.

Buy Now

Willoughby H. Weiss - Autograph Letter Signed 04/13/1864:
$899



WILLOUGHBY H. WEISS - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 04/13/1864 WILLOUGHBY H. WEISS
ALS sending thanks for a song, but he has already chosen one with Shakespearean lyrics for the upcoming Shakespeare Celebration Concert
Autograph Letter signed: "W H Weiss", 2 pages (front and verso), 4½x7. Regents Park (London), 1864 April 13. To "Miss Masson", in full: "I beg to acknowledge receipt of Mr. Lewes's song which if it suits me I shall be happy to sing, but at present I have a song with Shakespeare's words which I have put down for the Shakespeare Celebration Concert to be held at the St James's Hall. I remain my dear Madam, yours very truly [signature] P.S. Madam Weiss desires her kindest regards & is happy to say that her health is perfectly restored." Willoughby Hunter Weiss (1820-1867) was an English opera and concert bass vocalist who premiered many of the major new works of his era. He made his operatic debut in Dublin, and shortly thereafter in London, in 1842. He gave command performances for Queen Victoria, and was the first to sing an oratorio (Handel's Messiah) at St Paul's Cathedral in 1861. His slated performance of Shakespeare lyrics at a pending festival would not be the first time he had set a poet's words to music. He had done the same with Longfellow's "The Village Blacksmith" in 1854. His wife Georgina Weiss, mentioned in this letter, was a soprano who often sang with him. Normal mailing folds. Lightly worn at edges. Lightly toned at bottom right of front. Otherwise, fine condition.


Click image(s) to enlarge:Image(s) shown may contain our company watermark. The actual document does not contain this watermark
Please note that this item is an original, authentically signed historical document. Please do not be fooled by others selling copies/reprints as originals.

HistoryForSale is the world's largest dealer of authentic autographs and manuscripts. Our inventory contains documents in all areas of interest including presidents, royalty, military, aviation, religion, business, science, celebrities, sports, music, authors and more. Whether looking to add to your collection, acquire a unique centerpiece for the home or office, or as a truly one-of-a-kind gift for someone special, you'll find it here at HistoryForSale. Contact us today and let us assist you in finding that perfect item.
The Gallery of History, founded in 1981, is a long-standing UACC Registered Dealer, #RD110, and is a long-standing member of the Manuscript Society.

HistoryForSalesm: Gallery of History Direct allows you to offer on and purchase from our inventory, which has been collected over a 47-year period by Todd M. Axelrod, President and respected authority in the field. The Gallery of History is the largest dealer in the world with an available inventory that exceeds 200,000 autographs and manuscripts.
Preserving historical documents is important to us. Your purchase comes to you appropriately protected. Our unframed items are sent to you either in acid-free Mylar® sleeves or have been encapsulated in acid-free Mylar. Our framed items are encapsulated in Mylar to guard against organic acids, mounted in an acid-free enviroment and are framed behind UF3-AR Plexiglas which blocks out approximately 94% of the ultraviolet light.
Return Policy: This is not an approval sale. If any substantial defect not described in the item listing is found by the purchaser, the item(s) must be returned within 2 days of receipt. Item(s) may not be returned except for reasons of authenticity or substantial defect in description. We warrant to the original purchaser for a period of ten (10) years from the date of the sale the authenticity of any autograph described at History For Sale. This warranty is limited to a refund of the purchase price upon the return of the merchandise to our parent company Gallery of History Direct in satisfactory condition. Gallery of History Direct is not liable for any other damages, including consequential damages. THERE ARE NO OTHER WARRANTIES OF ANY NATURE EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. Please call us for an authorization before returning the item(s). A merchandise credit will be issued in the case of an unresolved dispute over condition.Authenticity: This document has been authenticated and is accompanied by our Certificate of Authenticity. The Certificate is issued by our parent company, Gallery of History, Inc., and bears Mr. Axelrod's signature. Our Certificate of Authenticity is recognized by every major insurance carrier worldwide and we financially stand behind it. We have an outstanding reputation for the thoroughness of our research, for our business integrity and for our service to our clients.
Payment - Buyers will be emailed payment instructions following the sale. We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express & PayPal. PayPal customers must have a confirmed address on file with PayPal. Customers must provide a daytime telephone number to be used in case of any shipping difficulties. Customers are advised that they are responsible for payment of any international duties and/or taxes. All buyers must contact us after completion of sale for payment instructions and shipping charges. Complete payment is due within 24 hours of purchase.
Shipping - We ship via FedEx Economy. Shipping charges are calculated at time of payment and are dependent on the number of items purchased and the destination shipping address. We do not ship to P.O. boxes. Please feel free to contact us in advance for shipping charges - International customers are encouraged to do so. PLEASE REMEMBER TO PROVIDE A DAYTIME TELEPHONE NUMBER WHEN PAYMENT IS MADE AS FEDEX WILL NOT SHIP WITHOUT ONE.

Willoughby H. Weiss - Autograph Letter Signed 04/13/1864:
$899

Buy Now



Autograph,hand Signed Astronaut–manned Space Flt- Nasa, Astronaut; Bob Crippen. picture
Autograph,hand Signed Astronaut–manned Space Flt- Nasa, Astronaut; Bob Crippen.


#3641 Greece 1992. Autograph Actor And Political Likourgos Kallergis (1914-2011) picture
#3641 Greece 1992. Autograph Actor And Political Likourgos Kallergis (1914-2011)


#4042 Greece 1932. Autograph Of Later Prime Minister Em. Tsoudheros Original picture
#4042 Greece 1932. Autograph Of Later Prime Minister Em. Tsoudheros Original


#2461 Greece 1940.autograph Archbishop Athens Hrysanthos Original.  picture
#2461 Greece 1940.autograph Archbishop Athens Hrysanthos Original.


#9444 Greece 1964. Andreas Papandreou, Greetings Card From  His Political Office picture
#9444 Greece 1964. Andreas Papandreou, Greetings Card From His Political Office


#2378 Greece 1907 Autograph King George I & Pm G.theotoki Original. picture
#2378 Greece 1907 Autograph King George I & Pm G.theotoki Original.