Author:HARRY [HENRY WILLIAM] GORDON, RN

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c1860s HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT MOURNING NOTE BY THE YOUNG CHILD COUSIN OF C.G. 'CHINESE' GORDON AND DOOMED FUTURE CREWMEMBER OF THE HMS CAPTAIN

By: HARRY [HENRY WILLIAM] GORDON, RN

Price: $625.99

Publisher: England, 1865

Seller ID: 00MV615

Condition: Very Good


On offer is an original handwritten manuscript letter, exceedingly scarce autograph of Harry (Henry William) Gordon [1854-1870] a British navy man who drowned on the HMS Captain when it sank in the Bay of Biscay in 1870. He was the nephew of C.G. "Chinese" Gordon [1833-1885] of Khartoum fame. Extremely Rare Autograph Letter Signed, no date, 2pp. in pencil on mourning stationery. This is written to his mother when he was a child or very young. "I hope you are well. I know you are so sorry about dear little Enderby and I am so unhappy about him. I loved him so I used to have him to p... View more info