SOMERSET, Henry, 7th Duke of Beaufort. 7453



Autograph Letter Signed ‘Beaufort’, to Madame de Flahaut, thanking her for the brochures and commenting on the appointment of a new Secretary for Foreign Affairs in succession to Lord Palmerston. 1 page 7 x 4½ inches, embossed monogram, fine. Badminton, 28 December 1851. Henry Somerset, seventh Duke of Beaufort (1792–1853), sportsman and courtier, was aide-de-camp to the Duke of Wellington in the Iberian peninsula from 1812 to 1814.