HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT LETTER FROM THE HAND OF THE 8TH DUKE OF ARGYLL

By: George John Douglas Campbell, Duke of Argyll

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REFERENCE: OLD INDIA - DUKE OF ARGYLL [1823-1900], 1866 ALS - 8th Duke of Argyll [George John Douglas Campbell. 1823-1900] British statesman; Lord Privy Seal [1853-66]; Postmaster General [1855-58; 60]; Secretary of State for India [1868-74]; 1877-80]. Exerted major influence on scientific programs; religion and politics. His refusal, against the advice of the Indian government, to promise the Amir of Afghanistan support against the Russian aggression, threw the Amir into the arms of Russia and was followed by the second Afghan War. Offered here is an AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED, 1866, written on both sides, approx. 7 x 4-1/4 in. Written from Campletown, Argyllshire. To E. Prinches, Jr. regarding committee work. Very good condition.

Title: HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT LETTER FROM THE HAND OF THE 8TH DUKE OF ARGYLL

Author Name: George John Douglas Campbell, Duke of Argyll

Categories: 19th Century Manuscript, Books and Manuscripts General Overview,

Publisher: Campletown, Argyllshire, 1866

Binding: Manuscript

Book Condition: Very Good

Inscription: Autograph

Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall

Seller ID: 0MV1529

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