ROBERTS, Frederick Sleigh, 1st Earl. 18759



Autograph Letter Signed ‘Fred Roberts’, to Buxton Morrish, about a visit to Great Ormond Street Hospital. 1½ pages 7 x 4 inches, with the original envelope. Hampton Court Palace, 8 October 1881. Frederick Sleigh Roberts (1832-1914), Field Marshal, Commander in Chief in India, hero of the Relief of Kandahar. He won the Victoria Cross in the Indian Mutiny. Sir Thomas Buxton Morrish (1839-1909), secretary of the Art Union, and a partner in the well-known firm of jewellers and silversmiths, Howell, James, & Co. of Regent Street.