Autograph Letter Signed ‘Joseph Yorke’, to Viscount Townshend, thanking him for the favour shown “to me & my Regiment, in facilitating with so much candour & grace the promotion in the Royal Irish”, referring to the presentation of Lt. Col. Cane to the King, Cane’s return to Dublin, etc. 2 pp. 9 x 7 inches, with integral leaf, fine. London, 16 April 1768. Joseph Yorke, Baron Dover (1724-92), diplomat, fought at Fontenoy and Culloden, and became ambassador to The Hague.