Cardwell, Edward, 1st Viscount Cardwell, British politician (1813-1886). Autograph letter signed.

Irish Office, "18. Feb." (no year).

8vo. 1 page.


Writing as Secretary of State for the Colonies, to the politician William Ewart Gladstone (1809-98) about the penny stamp on Irish newspapers, which Cardwell succeeded in abolishing in 1855: "Would you see me for a minute at Two? [...] on the subject of the stamp on Irish Newspapers [...]".

Small flaw to the upper right corner; traces of former mounting, as well as a short biographical note on verso.

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