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Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of
A COLLECTION OF TWENTY AUTOGRAPH LETTERS SIGNED BY WELLINGTON AND OTHER LEADING FIGURES FROM THE NAPOLEONIC ERA, COMPRISING:
Wellington, seven letters, five to Lady Emily Ponsonby (née Bathurst), one to her husband Sir Frederic Ponsonby and one her mother Lady Bathurst, sending congratulations on the birth of a son, agreeing to stand godfather, assisting in assuring a commission for their son in the Grenadier Guards, and other personal subjects, 12 pages, 8vo, 16 August 1823 to 8 November 1842; Sir Frederick Adam, to F.C. Ponsonby, on his appointment as Lieutenant Governor of Malta, [1826]; The Duc D’Orleans, to Seymour Bathurst, 1 page, Twickenham, 17 January 1817; Thomas Graham, Lord Lynedoch, letter signed, to Lady Ruthven, 1843; 1st Viscount Hill, to Lady Emily Ponsonby, 4 pages, 8vo, Horse Guards, 3 February 1837; Sir William Napier, to General Frederick Ponsonby, discussing his actions during the Peninsular War, 2 pages, 1830; Marquis de Lafayette, to General Firzpatrick, Chavaniac, 24 Thermidor 1802; Auguste de Marmont, Duc de Raguse, two letters; Ludwig I of Bavaria (“Louis”), to the Governor of Corfu, 12 August 1826, and to Ponsonby as Governor of Malta, asking him to assist in the preservation of Phoenician remains in Gozo, 17 March 1836; Talleyrand; Louis I Landgrave de Hesse, Hamburg, 29 October 1848; Louis-Alexandre Berthier, Marshal of France, document signed, n.d. (20)
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Lady Emily Ponsonby, née Bathurst (d.1877) was the second daughter of the 3rd Earl Bathurst. She married General Sir Frederick Cavendish Ponsonby in 1825. Ponsonby had been wounded at Waterloo and later became Governor of Malta.  

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