1874 Biggleswade (Bedfordshire) UK order Bordeaux wine from merchant

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Letter from Henry Whitley of Holme House Biggleswade to French wine merchant Curcier & Adet, placing order for Margaux and asking for samples of cognac.

Holme House
Beds   January 4 74
Messrs. Curcier & Adet
I have received the claret, will you send me 3 doz Margaux at 22/-- as per sample and send me the account of which I owe you. I will forward you cheque for the amount.
Yours faithfully
Henry J Whitley
Can you send me a sample or two of good cognac in the case to try!!


Embossed coat of arms at top 'LIVE TO LIVE' with stag head.

Glued in two corners to paper by wine merchant. Note on back : "1874 Whitley BIggleswade  4 janvier et 6 …10”

Folds and crease. Couple of spots of foxing.

Letter: 18 x 11.50 cm