WODEHOUSE, Sir Philip. 17656



Autograph Letter Signed, to Mr. Saunders, about his accommodation in Bombay, suggesting local introductions, declining to invite Saunders and his wife because “Parell [Government House] will be full to overflowing and surrounded by an army of tents, and not a single Lady in our party”. 3 pp. 7 x 4 inches, fine. Embossed crest Government of Bombay. Ganeshkind [Pune, India], 21 September 1875. Sir Philip Edmond Wodehouse (1811 –1887), colonial administrator, Ceylon Civil Service, British Honduras, British Guiana, Governor of Cape Colony from 1861, Governor of Bombay from 1872 to 1877.