FOLEY, General St George Gerald. 13907

£150

Description

A rare Autograph Letter Signed, during the China War, to Sir Henry Storks, asking to be excused the mistake of “docketing General Ashburnham’s Despatches in the Foreign Office manner”. 2 pp. 7 x 4½ inches, in good condition. Hong Kong, 10 July 1857. General St George Gerald Foley (1814-1897) served in the Crimea (1855-56) and in China (1857-61). He became Lieutenant Governor of Guernsey (1874-79). Sir Henry Knight Storks (1811-1874), soldier and colonial governor.