Autograph Letter Signed, to Mr. Scoones, about finding a tutor for the King of Siam’s brother “who wishes to be prepared for entering a military college”, saying he has seen the Siamese minister, Prince Prisdang, today and asked him to consult Scoones. 1½ pages 7 x 4½ inches, fine. Foreign Office, 18 October 1881. Charles Stuart Aubrey Abbott, 3rd Baron Tenterden (1834 – 1882), diplomat. In the 1860s and 70s Abbott was involved in the negotiations of the famous Alabama Claims.