MOORE, Lieutenant-General Sir John. 18728

£275

Description

Original Receipt, signed ‘John Moore, Lt Genl.’, for fifty-nine pounds, “being the Pay of 2 Aides de Camp attached to me in His Majesty’s Army serving in the Mediterranean from the 25th Day of February 1807 to the 24th Day of April following”. Printed form, completed in manuscript. 11 x 8 inches, horizontal folds (toned), minor tears and creases, left margin worn, but complete and generally sound. Messina [Sicily], 28 February 1807. Lieutenant-General Sir John Moore (1761-1809), who fell at Corunna. In June 1806 Moore was ordered to Sicily to serve as second in command to General Henry Edward Fox. When Fox retired home, Moore held the Mediterranean command.