ALLENBY (Edmund Henry, 1st Viscount, 1861-1936, Soldier, Field Marshal, High Commissioned in Egypt)

Autograph Envelope Signed with initials 'EHA' to Hampson GARY, (1873-1952, American Diplomat) addressed to him in Cairo and marked Personal, dated in another hand 23rd April

In 1915 Gary was appointed assistant solicitor in the State Department. In 1917 he was appointed by President Woodrow Wilson as diplomatic agent and consul general to Egypt in charge of American interests in Palestine, Syria, and Arabia, where he formed a close friendship with Field Marshal Viscount Allenby.

Item Date:  1919

Stock No:  39412     



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