PHAYRE, Lieutenant General Sir Arthur Purves. 19019



Autograph Letter Signed, to Lady Ferguson, regretting he is unable to accept her kind invitation, “being engaged to a dancing party in Dublin”. 2 pp. 7 x 4 inches, in good condition. Bray, 8 February 1884. Lieutenant General Sir Arthur Purves Phayre (1812-1885), first Commissioner of British Burma, 1862–1867, Governor of Mauritius, 1874–1878, and author of the first standard History of Burma (1883).