[...] Fulham Road
[...] I am so very sorry that I may not have the pleasure of being among the guests of the Lyric Club, but another engagement of long standing makes it impossible. [...]
Dated by address.
The original has not been located. This sentence was published in Maggs Sale Catalogue 362, London, Christmas 1917 (cat. no. 3027), described as '1 ALS, 2pp., sm. 8vo' for sale at 4 gns.
4. Lyric Club
A private London gentlemen's club.