British statesman (1809-1898) who served as prime minister on four separate occasions between 1868 and 1894. ALS signed “W. G. Gladstone,” one page, 4.25 x 5.5, October 20, 1875. In part: "I beg to inclose a draft for a sovereign but I fear it is not in my power to undertake any solicitation to others as it would be contrary to a rule." Nicely double-cloth-matted and framed with a plaque and portrait to an overall size of 21.75 x 18.75. In fine condition.
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