BURTON, John Hill. 10918



Autograph Letter Signed, to the Right Honorable Gathorne Hardy, Principal Secretary of State, acknowledging Hardy’s intimation that Her Majesty had approved the appointment of Burton as her Historiographer for Scotland. 2 pp. 8 x 5 inches, in good condition. Edinburgh, 30 August 1867. John Hill Burton (1809-1881), Scottish historian, jurist, and economist. He was Historiographer Royal 1867-1881.