[ Sir George Nugent, Field Marshal and Governor of Jamaica. ] Autograph Letter Signed ('G. Nugent'), congratulating the botanist Nathaniel Wallich on gaining financial independence through the post of Superintendent of the Botanical Gardens, Calcutta

Sir George Nugent, 1st Baronet (1757-1849), Field Marshal in the British Army and Governor of Jamaica [ Nathaniel Wallich [ born Nathanael Wulff Wallich ] (1785–1854), botanist of Danish extraction ]
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Westhorpe [ Westhorpe House, Little Marlow, Buckinghamshire ]. 23 June 1848.

3pp., 16mo. Bifolium. In fair condition, lightly aged, worn and creased. See both men's entries in the Oxford DNB.

[John Leslie Foster, Irish judge.] Autograph Letter Signed ('J Leslie Foster') to 'W. Wallich', thanking him for his attention to a request.

John Leslie Foster (c.1781-1842), British Member of Parliament and Irish judge
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Rathescar, Dunleer [Ireland]. 19 January 1830.

2pp., 4to. Bifolium. Docketed on reverse of second leaf. In fair condition, on lightly aged and worn paper, with one dog-eared corner. He has received Wallich's letter, and thanks him for his 'great kindness in attending so effectively to my request'. Docketed in a small contemporary hand at head of first page.

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