Author:LIEUTENANT H. HOP, Envoy Extraordinary To England

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1738 HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT LETTER REGARDING THE BARBAROUS AND CRUEL TREATMENT OF A CASTAWAY DUTCH VESSEL

By: LIEUTENANT H. HOP, Envoy Extraordinary To England

Price: $1,155.99

Publisher: London, England, 1738

Inscription: Autograph

Seller ID: 000643

Condition: Very Good


ON OFFER AN AUTOGRAPHED MANUSCRIPT LETTER HANDWRITTEN AND SIGNED, DATED LONDON, MARCH 30, 1738 BY LIEUTENANT H. HOP, ENVOY EXTRAORDINARY TO ENGLAND FROM THE STATES-GENERAL. IT READS AS FOLLOWS.MY LORD, I DO MYSELF THE HONOUR TO LAY BEFORE YOUR EXCELLENCY THE COPY OF A LETTER WHICH I RECEIVED LAST NIGHT MENTIONING GREAT VIOLENCE COMMITTED TOWARD A DUTCH VESSEL THAT HAD THE MISFORTUNE TO BE CASTAWAY ON THESE COASTS. THESE ARE MY LORD CRUELTIES AND INHUMANITY UNHEARD EVEN AMONGST THE MOST BARBAROUS NATIONS; I TAKE THEREFORE THE LIBERTY TO DECLINE YOUR EXCELLENCY TO BE PLEASED TO EMPLOY HIS GOOD O... View more info