HOLOGRAPH LETTER BY WELLINGTON’S BROTHER
Wellesley, Richard Colley.
Autograph Letter written to to Lord Liverpool on Parliamentary matters, but particularly pressing for all assistance to be given to Brigadier General Bonham in his Parliamentary career.
Apsley House, (London)
4to., 1 1/2 pages, holograph. Richard Colley Wellesley (1760-1842) Governor-general of India and Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, elder brother of the Duke of Wellington. Lord Liverpool (Robert Banks Jenkinson) was at this time Secretary of State for war & the colonies and in a position to promote a promising candidate.