Cockburn, James, 9th Baronet, Governor of Bermuda (1771-1852). Autograph letter (fragment) signed.

Harley Street, London, 15. IX. 1844.

Oblong 8vo. 2 pp.


To a Mr. Middlemass: "I rejoice in your good report of the opening of our Fancy Fair prospects, & this morning sent you, before the [...] of your note an accession [...] What think you of Maj. [James] Oliphant, he is an excellent active man, & as an India Director will have much influence [...]".

James Oliphant would serve as a director of the East India Company from 1844 to 1856.

With traces of old mounting on the recto.

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