Fragment of a Signed Letter

AMHERST, Lord Jeffrey (1717 - 1797)

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Date Published: 1780

Description: Measures 3 x 4.5 inches, no place, no date, circa 1780. Rare autographed fragment of a letter signed "J. Amherst" by the British officer who was appointed Governor General of British North America. This portion contains a handwritten salutation in Amherst's hand and includes his signature on the back: "My dear Lady Cornwallis, I have been shock'd beyond measure at your melancholy communication...with many thanks for your kind attention. Sincerely yours, J. Amherst." Light staining; very good condition.

Signed: Y
Binding: unbound
Language: English
Type: Autographs

Book ID: 6305


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