WORONZOW, Simon Romanovitch, 3rd Count. 19150

£150

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Autograph Letter Signed ‘S.C.Woronzow’ [Simon Count Woronzow]. addressed ‘Monsieur Le Chevalier’ [Admiral Sir George Keith Elphinstone, later Lord Keith], recommending a young officer, and announcing his new title as the ambassador of Russia, where the name of Elphinstone is much revered. In French. 1 page 9 x 7½ inches, folds, in fine condition, integral blank leaf. London, 3 June 1796. Simon Romanovitch Woronzow, 3rd Count Woronzow (1744-1832), Russian diplomat in England 1784-96,Russian Ambassador to England 1796-1806. The street where he resided in St. John’s Wood, London, is now called Woronzow Road.