FAWCETT (Sir William, 1728-1804, Major-General)

Autograph Letter Signed as Adjutant General to 'My dear Lord' returning "the Proceedings of the Regimental Court Martial ... which I shew'd to Sir Charles Gould", the judge advocate-general, giving the latter "much useful information", so that Sir Charles will today represent to the King "the great impropriety of suffering this disagreeable business to be carried on any further", 1 side 4to., Great George Street, 22nd February

Fawcett's long career spanned Culloden, enlisting Hessians and Brunswickers to serve against America, and the Flanders campaign of 1794-1795. He translated Marshal Saxe's memoirs and on announcing the victory of Warburg to George II in German was rewarded with a lieutenant-colonelcy.

Item Date:  1792

Stock No:  52056      £75

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