Lot 989: Campbell, Colin


2015-09-16 14:11:57


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Lot 989: Campbell Colin: (1776-1847) British Lieutenant-General And Colonial Governor. Campbell Was Attached To The Staff Of The Duke Of Wellington And Was Present At The Battle Of Waterloo. A.L.S., C. Campbell, Three Pages, 4To, N.P., N.D., To William Pole-Tylney-Long-Wellesley. Campbell Informs His Correspondent That The Duke Of Wellington Has Come To Town That Evening And That He Hopes To See Him In The Morning, Further Remarking 'If The Means Exist To Bring You Home, They Should Instantly Be Put In Force, But Be Sure That They Actually Do Exist Before You Place Yourself At The Mercy Of The Philistines'. In A Postscript Campbell Updates His Correspondent, 'I Only Saw The Duke For A Few Minutes & Had Not An Opportunity Of Saying Anything To His Grace'. With Autograph Address Panel And The Remnants Of A Black Wax Seal (A Few Tears Where Broken Open, One Slightly Affecting Campbell'S Signature). G. William Pole-Tylney-Long-Wellesley (1788-1857) 4Th Earl Of Mornington. Anglo-Irish Nobleman, Notorious For His Dissipated Lifestyle. Duke Of Wellington (1769-1852) Anglo-Irish Field Marshal & British Prime Minister 1828-30, 1834. International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction October 2015 Saturday, 3rd October 2015 Estimate: £100-120
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