Baring, William Bingham, 2nd Baron Ashburton, American-born British businessman and politician (1799-1864). Autograph letter signed.

"J. B.", 16 Feb. [1843].

8vo. 2 pp. on bifolium.


To Captain Robert William Eastwick (1772-1865), promising the vote of his his father, the banker Alexander Baring, 1st Baron Ashburton, for Major James Oliphant: "My Father will be able to vote for your friend Major Oliphant according to the request you urged upon me last Autumn. He was not at first certain of the state of his engagements [...]".

With collector's note mounted to counter-leaf. With recipient's note and traces of old mounting on the verso.

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