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WELLINGTON Duke of - Free Frank Signed 1835

  • £165.00

Arthur Wellesley, Duke of WELLINGTON (1769-1852)

Free Frank Signed (“Wellington”), addressed to a guest at the Albion[?] Hotel in Brighton. London, 19 March 1835.

The front of the envelope only, 7 x 12 cms.

A note on the verso, in another hand, reads “Le Duc de Wellington” which may suggest that the recipient was a Frenchman.

Remains of mount on verso.

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