NORTHBROOK, Thomas George, 2nd Baron. 20186



Autograph Letter Signed, to “My dear Grant Duff”, about a meeting of the Historical Society in Winchester. 4 pp. 6 x 4 inches, in good condition. Stratton, Micheldever Station, 12 January 1898. Thomas George, 2nd Baron Northbrook (1826-1904), Governor General of India (1872-76), First Lord of the Admiralty (1880-1885). “I see you are going to lecture on the ‘recreations of an Indian Official’. I hope you will not omit ‘Whist’ & ‘Patience’ – invaluable to settle ones nerves & not over-excite the brain before going to bed in the hot weather.”