Isambard Kingdom Brunel: Extremely rare and fine S.S. Great Eastern letter and written by Captain John Vine Hall to Miss Granger written on August 5th 1860 on embossed Great Eastern logo on the letter head.
Dearest Miss Granger,
I was so enchanted with the dulcet tones of your voice last evening,
with your exquisite musical taste, with your amiable manners,
that I could do no less this morning than, with your best wishes
for your future happiness, subscribe myself your most sincerely
John Vine Hall
The letter was written by the first Captain of the Great Eastern after arrival of the ship in the United States.
June 17, 1860 Southampton - June 28, 1860 New York (maiden transatlantic voyage)
August 16, 1860 New York - August 26, 1860 Southampton (return transatlantic voyage)
£300 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.