DescriptionGeorge Augustus Eliott Document Signed, "G. A. Elliott". Written on two of four integral pages, 7.5" x 12", Gibraltar, May 31, 1786. Elliot is passing on information and requesting information from unknown recipients ("Gentlemen"). Toned with some stains around the top and bottom margin. Some separation along folds, else fine.
British soldier George Augustus Eliott, 1st Baron Heathfield, is most noted for his leadership during the Great Siege of Gibraltar, which was an unsuccessful attempt from 1779-1783 by the French and Spanish to capture Gibraltar from the British. Because of his valor, Eliott was award the Knight of the bath and was created 1st Baron Heathfield of Gibraltar.
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