Kipling (Rudyard, writer and poet, 1865-1936) Autograph Letter signed to "Colonel Hart", 1p., 8vo, Sealdah House [Calcutta], 8th March [date supplied in pencil in another hand 1889], finding a position for his servant Kadir Baksh as he prepares to leave India, "I am sending with this note, Kadir Baksh, my man for your inspection. He'll certainly serve your turn up to Umballa and you can then ascertain whether he would be any use at Simla. I can vouch for his being a good table servant. I go downstream tomorrow but the world is small and I feel sure that we shall some day meet again...", folds, 2 small repairs in margins, framed and glazed; and 2 others, Autograph Letters of W.S. Gilbert and Somerset Maugham, v.s., v.d. (3).
⁂ Kadir Baksh, Kipling's servant. The "Introduction" to the Allahabad Edition purports to be his work and he appears as 'Kadir Buksh' in "Garm - a Hostage" in Actions and Reactions.