DALBIAC (Sir James Charles, M.P., 1776-1847, General)

2 Autograph Letter Signed to Major George Darby Griffiths, enclosing a testimonial (present) for the post of Superintendent of Rural Police in Suffolk, and asking him to send "a list of the Sussex [sic] Magistrates. Peradventure there may be some, whom I can address on your behalf" (n.d.), the testimonial praises Major Griffiths "more particularly ... under my immediate Command in Dublin in 1829 & 1830 as Captain in the 2nd or Kings own Regiment of Foot" and considers him "in every way qualified to fill any appointment" requiring "activity & intelligence & judicious discipline" (3rd November 1844), of the magistrates he has written to "Lord Charles FitzRoy, & Mr. Rushbrook M.P. ... requesting the former to present my recommendation of you to the Duke of Grafton" (10th November 1844), in all 6 sides small 8vo., 4to., and 8vo., Floors Castle, Roxburghshire, 3rd - 10th November slight traces on each of laying down by one margin

Sir Charles fought at Talavera and Salamanca, and commanded the Gujerat District of the Bombay Army 1822-1824.

Item Date:  1844

Stock No:  14872      £60

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