Military Commission, signed by Queen Victoria upper left, appointing Fitzstephen John Featherston French, Gentleman, to be 2nd Lieutenant in the Militia Forces. Countersigned by Edward Stanhope. 16 x 12 inches. In very good clean condition. Our Court at Saint James’s, 6 August 1884. Queen Victoria (reigned 1837-1901). Lieutenant-Colonel F.J.F.French was the author of From Whitehall To The Caspian (1920).