Letter Signed, to Colonel Wyndham, informing him that Russell had appointed his son to be second paid Attaché in China, praising Wyndham’s son “for his efforts in learning Chinese and for the good character given him by Mr Bruse” and giving Russell’s assurance of an early promotion. 2 pp. 7 x 4 inches, in good condition. Foreign Office, 3 April 1861. John, 1st Earl Russell (1792-1878), statesman, Prime Minister (1846-52, 1865-66).