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the Very RevSamuel HOLE (1819-1904, Priest Author and Horiculturalist, dean of Rochester) saying he will "be very glad to have my name associated in any way with the Good object you have in view. As a brother Mason I wish you every success ...", 1 side 8vo., on monogrammed paper, Brighton, 16th April
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saying that "our friend Maurice has brought me a book from you as a present. Very strange to say it is a perfect copy of a work that I have long wanted. I had a copy when a boy, but for the last few years I have been on the look out for another as I am… Read more
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promising to "do my best for your friend Canon Hole - Our present Chaplain General has done much good in that position that I confess to being in despair at the news contained in your letter. You know what a useless - that is a wild adjective - set of men we used to have as Chaplains … Read more
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(Sir Algernon, 1873-1943, Army Officer, Heraldist and Author of books on Art History) asking if he has "on your list the name of Charles Weston late R.H.A .." (Royal Horse Artillery) and then he gives his address with a postscript on the verso signed with initials, apologising that he cannot come to a "Meeting next week. Please let… Read more
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saying that he had arrived on Monday "the poor Duke was most affected at our first meeting, but became tolerably cheerful afterwards - he is looking better than when you saw him in London, and as he now rides & walks a good deal i hope he will get into still better health. I gave in the name… Read more
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(George William, 1862-1927, Headmaster of Hertford and Dolgelley Grammar Schools) saying he has been sent his letter "as Colonel of the 17th Lancers and on behalf of the Regiment I beg you will express to the Mayor and Corporation of Hertford, our grateful thanks for wishing to invite us to take part in their Millenary Celebrations during the coming… Read more
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saying he has "had a good many letters about Sir F. Milman all strongly recommending him and I have no doubt that he is a very good man. I do not though think that I have the slightest chance of being able to employ him ... any appointment I might make, though I do not at present see… Read more
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image of Fine signature, 'Arthur T. Harris M. RAF' and date (Sir Arthur T., 1892-1984, Marshal of the RAF, 'Bomber' Harris)

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on an album leaf, 6½" x 4½", no place, 1st November
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image of Signature on a free frank (Viscount, Sir Stapleton Cotton, 1773-1865, Field Marshal, Commander-in-Chief in the East Indies)

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addressed to "Mr Ponsonby, Carver & Gilder, Piccadilly, London", and dated, 4¾" x 2¾", Nantwich, 18th November Lord Combermere was 2nd in command at Salamanca, leading the famous charge of Le Marchant's and Anson's Heavy Brigades, but was wounded and sent home. His return passage took 28 days and so he was 3 days late… Read more
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image of Autograph envelope front signed addressed to Captain Griffiths (Henry William Paget, 1768-1854, M.P., Field Marshal, from 1815 1st Marquess)

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at the Royal Artillery in Ringwood, dated in another hand Lord Anglesey in 1790 raised the 80th Foot or Staffordshire Volunteers from his father's tenantry. By 1801 he was Colonel of the 7th Light Dragoons, a post he held till 1842, when he became Colonel of the Royal Horseguards. He commanded the cavalry at Corunna under… Read more
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image of Large Group Cabinet Photograph of a Troop of Cavalry,

Large Group Cabinet Photograph of a Troop of Cavalry,

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showing them mounted in an arc facing the camera, with two officers a little to the fore, 6½" x 8½", no place, no date, circa a little faded On the verso are pasted parts of an entertaining dialogue, a newspaper promotion of Mr Jackson, Phrenologist & Hydropathist, Oxford Street, Ripley, (Derbyshire).
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Attractive Carte-de-visite Photograph of a Soldier in Dress Uniform,

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by Horatio Agius (1844-1910), of Cospicua, Malta, showing him three-quarter length, three-quarter face, with 'pill-box' cap, a single stripe, his elbow resting on a studio ornament yet retaining his military bearing, his 'swagger stick' between his hands, 4" x 2½", no place, no date, circa
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(1845-1903, Pioneer Photographer of the South-West United States), showing him in the dress of an Apache Scout, holding a rifle cross-ways and advancing through the bush towards the camera with a determined look, 4" x 3½", no place, no date but The Apaches were the most warlike of the tribes of the South-West and the Chiricahua led… Read more
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image of Fine Autograph Letter signed to Sergeant Cummings (Field-Marshal Sir William, 1891-1970, K.G., Governor-General of Australia 1953-1960, from 1960 1st Viscount)

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thanking him for his letter and saying that "The name of your platoon commemorates a very tough battle against, I think, the toughest of all our enemies. I think you are very right to try and get your lads to learn something about that battle, and to take pride in bearing its name. The best way I… Read more
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dated in another hand Lord Anglesey in 1790 raised the 80th Foot or Staffordshire Volunteers from his father's tenantry. By 1801 he was Colonel of the 7th Light Dragoons, a post he held till 1842, when he became Colonel of the Royal Horseguards. He commanded the cavalry at Corunna under Sir John Moore. At Waterloo the Marquis,… Read more
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thanking her "for the Photo - of all the true Heroes - none truer than Jehan ! in my experience", 1 side 8vo., Ryde House, Ryde, Isle of Wight, 29th November Daly served in the Sikh war, and at Delhi, Lucknow and Oudh. He was commander of the Central India Horse and political assistant at Angur… Read more
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sending a few manuscripts ... autographs of Séguier, Alaric Watts, Thos: Hood, Don Carlos ... Lord Arlington ... & French of I don't know what", embossed badge of the Regiment, 2 sides 8vo., The Curragh, 13th October
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31st January laid down by side margins Sir Alfred served in the Kaffir Wars and the Crimea, and commanded a brigade at the siege of Lucknow. From 1874-1880 he was military secretary at the Horse Guards.
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of the 66th Regiment of Foot, addressed to the A.Q.M.G. at Portsmouth, manuscript tables ruled in red, showing 1 sergeant, 13 rank and file present and fit for duty, 5 invalids, and 4 detached, 1 side oblong folio, title on verso, Winchester, 19th September remains of mounting on left hand edge
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saying "I think I shall be able to see you here ... but as my time is very much occupied" asking her to telephone his secretary on the Monday morning, 1 side 4to, War Office, Adastral House, Victoria Embankment, E.C., 28th October marks of pins in corners Sir David wrote 'The Art of [Cavalry] Reconnaissance', 1907, and… Read more
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