Vane-Stewart, Charles William, 3rd Marquess of Londonderry, Anglo-Irish officer and politician (1778-1854). Autograph letter (fragment) signed.

N. p. o. d.

8vo. 1 page.


"[...] Information [...] I shall be glad to hear from you before 2 Oct. [...]".

The long-serving military officer Vane, stationed in the Netherlands, on the Danube and the Rhine, became British ambassador in Vienna in 1814, took part in the Congress of Vienna and temporarily withdrew from politics in the early 1820s. Almost a decade and a half later he was ambassador in St. Petersburg. In 1852, after the death of Wellington, whose pallbearer he had been, he was awarded the Order of the Garter.

Traces of old mounting on the verso; slight brownstaining and fingerstaining.

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