SMITH, Admiral Sir Sidney. 19958

£100

Description

Autograph Letter in the third person, about his communication with M. Arthur Bertrand. A good one page example, in French. 8 x 5 inches, with integral blank leaf. 31 January 1825. Admiral Sir William Sidney Smith (1764-1840) served in the American and French Revolutionary Wars, hero of Acre (1799), who took up the anti-slavery cause. In later life, pursued by creditors, he and his family settled in Paris.