HAMILTON, General Sir Ian. 18954

£45

Description

Autograph Letter Signed, as Captain and A.D.C. to General Sir Frederick Roberts, [to Sir Frederick Young] thanking him for the paper “which Sir Fred will have great pleasure in perusing on his journey out [to India as Commander in Chief]”. A good one page example, 7 x 4 inches. Fleming’s Hotel, Half Moon Street, 4 November 1885. General Sir Ian Hamilton (1853-1947) served in Afghanistan (1878), the Boer Wars, and led the Gallipoli expedition (1915). Sir Frederick Young KCMG (1817 –1913) was a British traveller and writer on imperial affairs.