Lot 444: [Peel, Robert]



2015-09-16 14:07:19

Lot 444: [Peel Robert]: (1788-1850) British Prime Minister 1834-35 & 1841-46. Cockburn George (1772-1853) English Admiral Of The Fleet, Present At The Battle Of Cape St Vincent, 1797. A.L.S., G Cockburn, One Page, 8Vo, Port Royal, Jamaica, 20Th April 1833, To Robert Peel ('My Dear Peel'), Marked Private. Cockburn States 'I Take Advantage Of The Return Of The Winchester To England To Send You By Her A Promising Lively Turtle', Adding That Captain Wellesley Has Promised To Take Great Care Of It In Order That It Reaches Whitehall Gardens Safely. About Ex Peel'S Turtle Would Undoubtedly Have Ended Up Being Served As Turtle Soup, A Great Delicacy In Victorian England.] International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction September 2015 Saturday, 26th September 2015 Estimate: £100-150
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