Henry Clinton

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Henry Clinton

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Auction Date:2018 Jul 11 @ 18:00 (UTC-5 : EST/CDT)
Location:236 Commercial St., Suite 100, Boston, Massachusetts, 02109, United States
ALS - Autograph Letter Signed
ANS - Autograph Note Signed
AQS - Autograph Quotation Signed
AMQS - Autograph Musical Quotation Signed
DS - Document Signed
FDC - First Day Cover
Inscribed - “Personalized”
ISP - Inscribed Signed Photograph
LS - Letter Signed
SP - Signed Photograph
TLS - Typed Letter Signed
British army officer and politician (1730-1795) who is best known for his service as a general during the Revolutionary War, during most of which he was the British Commander-in-Chief in North America. ALS signed “H. Clinton,” one page both sides, 6.5 x 8, April 15. Letter to "His Royal Highness, The Duke of Gloucester," in part: "I am infinitely obliged by your Royal Highness' gracious condescension in sending the inclosed. I think I can judge by it that all goes well in every report. We are backing in exactly as I hoped HRH would. I wish others felt as much for the poor soldiery as HRH does; such attention we expected & repaid warmly in time of need…I almost think the next Head quarters will be Carteau…I don't understand there is any movement offensives on the part of the French / who I judge will remain quiet." Includes the integral address leaf addressed in Clinton's own hand. In very good to fine condition, with edge tears, and the integral address leaf cleanly separated but present. Accompanied by an engraving of Clinton bearing a preprinted facsimile signature.