ERNEST LEOPOLD, 4th Prince of Leningen. AUTOGRAPH LETTER Signed.
Ernst Leopold Victor Carl August Joseph Emich, Furst zu Leningen. Nephew of Queen Victoria, Officer in the British Royal Navy.
ALS. 1p. 2 Carlisle Place, Victoria Street, S.W. To: "My Dear Flashgate".
"I will be at the Garrick tomorrow, Thursday, at lunch time, and shall wait for you till you come, so do not hurry in any way. In haste, Sincerely yrs., Leningen".
Bifolium. 8vo. Approx 18 x 11.5 cms. Very slight mounting traces to verso of blank leaf of bifolium. Near fine.
Ernest Leopold's father, Carl, 3rd Prince of Leningen, was the maternal half-brother of Queen Victoria. His mother was Countess Maria Klebelsberg. Ernest Leopold joined the British Navy in 1849 and had a distinguished naval career. He served as Commander-in-Chief, The Nore and was promoted to full Admiral in 1887.