Autograph Letter Signed ‘Ripon’, to the Bishop of Ripon, recommending a Commissioner of the Peace, regretting he can not attend the Grammar School Speeches. 2 pp. 7 x 4 inches, fine, with the original autograph envelope also signed ‘Ripon’. 9 Chelsea Embankment, 28 July 1905. George Frederick Samuel Robinson, first Marquis of Ripon (1827-1909), Liberal statesman. Ripon was Viceroy of India 1880-1884. On his return to England he took his place among the Liberal leaders, and supported Gladstone’s Home Rule policy.