CANNING, George. 14172



Autograph wrapper front only, signed ‘Geo. Canning’ as Prime Minister lower left, addressed to Lieut. Fred Paget, Corfu. 3 x 4½ inches, laid down, light FREE postmark, in good condition. London, 16 July 1827 A rare dated signature from the few months when Canning was Prime Minister. George Canning (1770-1827), statesman, became Prime Minister (April-August 1827).