KAPURTHALA (Jagatjit Singh, 1872-1949, G.C.S.I., G.C.I.E., Raja-i-Rajgan, 1877-1911, Maharaja, 1911-1947)

Letter Signed to Colonel Howard MELLISS, (1847-1921, K.C.S.I., 1897), Inspector General of Imperial Service troops in India, saying he will "be happy to see you here on the 21st March as you propose ...", crowned monogram in gold, silver, blue and red, 1 side card 5¼" x 4½", Kapurthala, Punjab, 21st February light remnant of old transparent tab at top edge, barely touching one letter

Jagatjit Singh was a great traveller and Francophile - his palace was modelled on Versailles. He served as the representative of India at the League of Nations in 1926, 1927 and 1929.

Item Date:  1895

Stock No:  56378     



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