Peninsular War. FORJAS, Dom Miguel Pereira. 18644

£120

Description

Autograph Letter Signed ‘Forjas’, to Admiral Bekeley, about the transport of prisoners to England, mentioning problems preventing fulfilling Lord Wellington’s order for the transport of artillery to Alcacer. In French. 3 pp. 8 x 7 inches, in good condition. 6 February 1812. Dom Miguel Pereira Forjas, as Portuguese Secretary of State. The recipient of this letter is Admiral George Berkeley (1753-1818), who had the chief command on the coast of Portugal during the Peninsular War. Don Miguel Pereira Forjaz (1769 -1827), 9th Conde da Feira, was a Portuguese general in the Peninsular War.