RICHMOND, Charles Gordon-Lennox, 5th Duke. 16641

£45

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Autograph Letter Signed ‘Richmond’, to the Editor of the English Gentleman, giving his views on “the Protectionists”. 2 pp. 7 x 4½ inches, in good condition. Marked Private. Goodwood, 30 March 1846. Charles Gordon-Lennox, 5th Duke of Richmond (1791-1860), was aide-de-camp to Wellington in the Peninsula and France (1810-14). During the campaign in the Netherlands he was aide-de-camp to the Prince of Orange, and after the prince had been wounded at Waterloo, joined Wellington’s staff as an extra aide-de-camp. He was Postmaster General from 1830 to 1834.