Yours very truly, Samuel Gurney April 30. 1859. [facsimile signature]
Hullmandel & Walton, Lithog.s
Tinted lithograph. Rare. Printed area 390 x 250mm (15¼ x 9¾"). Some surface soiling.
Samuel Gurney (1816-82), a member of the Quaker Gurney family, whose Norwich-based bank, Gurney's, merged with Barclay's in 1896. Samuel served as Member of Parliament for Penryn & Falmouth 1857-65. He was also the first Chairman of the London and Provincial District Telegraph Co. Ltd. in 1859 (originally the London District Telegraph Co. Ltd.).
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