RICHMOND, Charles Gordon-Lennox, 5th Duke. 16995

£45

Description

Autograph Letter Signed ‘Richmond’, while serving as Postmaster General, to Lord Auckland, saying he will mention Mr. Bicknell’s name to Melbourne, in connection with the turnpikes. A good one page example, 7 x 4½ inches. London, 24 August 1833. 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.