[Lieutenant-General Sir George Thomas Napier.] Autograph Letter Signed ('Geo. Napier') to Daniel Flexney, concerning the loss of some bonds, written with his left hand following the loss of his right arm during the Peninsular War.

Lieutenant-General Sir George Thomas Napier (1784-1855), British army officer who served in the Peninsular War, and was Commander-In-Chief of the army in the Cape Colony, 1839-1843
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Upminster [Middlesex]. 30 July [1818].
SKU: 15310

1p., 4to. Bifolium. In good condition, on aged paper. Addressed on reverse of second leaf to 'Mr. Danl. Flexney | Westborne Place | Bayswater | near London', with two postmarks in red ink, one round and the other oval (the second in two parts), both giving year 1818. Docketed and with the following note above the text of the letter: 'From Lieut Col George Napier | To Mr. Danl. Flexney, written with his left hand after the loss of his right Arm in battle in the Peninsular.' The letter reads: 'Sir, | I take the liberty of asking you if by chance any box or parcel was left at your house, in which papers might be put, as I have lost some Bonds, or mislaid them. I had them before I left Bays Water, but where I put them or what is become of them I am quite ignorant, & merely write in case you may recollect my ever having mentioned them to you; I am glad to hear Mrs. Flexney is better & sincerely wishing her a good recovery I | remain Sir | Your Obedt. Servt. | Geo. Napier'.