Anglesey, 1st Marquess of (Henry William Paget)

Led Wellington’s cavalry and lost a leg at Waterloo

Price: $90.00

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(1768-1854) (Henry Wm. Paget) English soldier in Flanders, Holland, Peninsula, led Wellington's cavalry and lost a leg at Waterloo. MP 1790-1810, 2nd Earl of Uxbridge from 1815, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland 1828-29, 1830-33, Field Marshal 1846. 3 x 5 envelope addressed to The Rev. Erskine Neale, Rectory House, Kirton, Woodbridge, franked "Anglesey" at lower left, postmarked Woodbridge, August 12 1848. ERSKINE NEALE (1804–1883) English clergyman, author, and autograph collector. He was appointed rector of Kirton, Suffolk, in 1844, and vicar of Exning with Lanwade, Suffolk, in 1854 to his death. In his day Neale was a well-known author. His major work was "The Closing Scene, or Christianity and Infidelity contrasted in the Last Hours of Remarkable Persons" (1st ser., 1848; 2nd ser., 1849); it ran to several editions, and was reprinted in America.

Condition: Very good, some age staining, mountbremnants at top verso above wax seal
Type:Franked Envelope






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