Within the letter, Cromwell discusses intimate household affairs corresponding to his son’s marriage and the destiny of his two youthful daughters.
The doc might be offered by public sale home Lyon & Turnbull on Wednesday September 28.
Cromwell led the Parliamentarian forces in opposition to the Royalists within the English Civil Battle and oversaw the execution of King Charles I in January 1649.
The letter is addressed to Cromwell’s buddy, Richard Norton, who served within the parliamentary military, a month earlier than Cromwell led English troops to a bloody victory over the Scots and Royalists on the Battle of Preston.
Cromwell requests that Norton talk his needs to his son’s future father-in-law, Richard Maijor.
Cromwell writes: “I want you to carrie this businesse with all privacie, I beseech you to doe soe as you’re keen on mee, let mee entreat you to not free a day herein, that I’ll know Mr Maiors minde… I a lot rely on you.”
Bidding for the letter will start at £5,000 and is a part of Lyon & Turnbull’s uncommon books, maps, manuscripts and images sale on Wednesday.
Additionally featured is an album of 120 letters by a spread of Victorian figures together with: Charles Dickens, William Thackeray, Robert Browning and William Holman Hunt.
One spotlight within the assortment is a letter by geologist Charles Lyall to the Scottish Lord Advocate mentioning a “geological appointment” with Sir John Lubbock and Charles Darwin.
Dominic Somerville-Brown, Lyon & Turnbull’s uncommon books, maps, manuscripts and images specialist, mentioned: “We anticipate worldwide curiosity on this specific public sale, given the importance of those distinctive objects – together with Cromwell’s letter – and the 2 albums, which have been within the Kinnear household for generations.
“These necessary paperwork and pictures seize the personalities and instances of a spread of massively necessary historic figures.
“It’s all the time the human tales and private touches which seize the general public’s creativeness.”