By: George John Douglas Campbell, Duke of Argyll
Campletown, Argyllshire, 1866
Seller ID: 0MV1529
Condition: Very Good
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 ... View More...