HARDY, THOMAS. 1840-1928.
Autograph Letter Signed ("T. Hardy,"), 1 p, 8vo (integral blank), Max Gate, Dorchester, November 29, 1906, on personal stationery, minor toning, pencil docketing.
In full: "I regret to say that I shall be unable to attend the F. Wedmore dinner. I send herewith my small donation towards the testimonial." Sir Frederick Wedmore was an art critic who had earlier corresponded with Hardy to praise Tess of the d'Urbervilles.