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    Admiral Sir Pulteney Malcolm Autographed Letter Signed. Three integral pages, 7.5" x 9", n. p., April 1822. Malcolm (1768-1838), a decorated admiral in the Napoleonic Wars at the St. Helena station and in the Mediterranean, writes to Admiral Lord Keith reporting a conversation with Lord Melville, referring to family news, and Canning's appointment to India. In part: "It is not yet determined who is to take Canning to India. Duncan has refused. I hope it will be my cousin Tom Briggs, he was formerly his passenger- and Mrs. Canning was much pleased with his good humour." Smoothed folds.

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    Auction Dates
    July, 2013
    4th-11th Thursday-Thursday
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