Accession No.:

2012.020

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Description

Envelope addressed to the Earl of Uxbridge from Queen Victoria, with a note requesting the letter to be delivered as soon as possible. With royal coat of arms on note and royal seal on back of envelope.

Inscription

[In pencil] Queen Victoria
[Embossed in gold] Coat of Arms
[Handwritten] The Queen wishes this letter to be forwarded by the earliest opportunity.
Osborne
May 19 1853

Envelope
Immediate
The
Earl of Uxbridge
" " "
The Queen

[overleaf] Royal seal in red wax

Notes

Alan Cole
Victoria (1819-1901) was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland 1837-1901.
See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Queen_Victoria

Field Marshal Henry William Paget (1768-1854) was a British Army officer and politician.
See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Paget,_1st_Marquess_of_Anglesey

Language

French

Associated Parties

Henry Paget 2nd Marquess of Anglesey (Recipient)

Place of Creation

No information available

Creator

Date Created

No information available

Collection

Royalty

Series

Seals

Autographs

Object Type

Letter

Category

Letter

Materials

paper

Dimensions

w: 110, h: 175, d: -