CLARENDON, George William Frederick Villiers, 4th Earl. 19654

£35

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Autograph Letter Signed, to Henry Labouchere, Secretary of State for the Colonies, asking for his opinion on “the Course we ought to pursue respecting the boundary between Venezuela and British Guiana”, discussing likely negotiations, the possibility of the prospect of gold there, the unhealthiness of the locality, and related matters. 3 pp. 7 x 4½ inches, in good condition, marked Private. F.O., 5 November 1857. The 4th Earl of Clarendon (1800-70), statesman, Viceroy of Ireland (1847-1852), Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs from 1853.