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He pens his signature and addresses this envelope as M. P. for Edinburgh and Speaker of the House of Commons (1833)
Autograph Envelope Signed: "Chesterfield, England Aug Six/1833/Adam Stewart Esq/38 [illegible street address]/J Abercromby/Edinburgh", 4½x2½. Coming from a family of military officers, James Abercromby (1776-1858) chose a career in law, specializing in bankruptcy. He was elected to the House of Commons as a Whig, serving 1807-1830 and 1832-1839 (representing Edinburgh in the latter years). His offices included Judge Advocate General (1827-1828), Master of the Mint (1834) and Speaker of the House of Commons (1835-1839). Upon his retirement he was elevated to the peerage as Baron Dumfermline. Toned and creased. Bottom edge ragged and torn at center. Adhesive residue on verso. Otherwise, fine condition.


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Born: November 7, 1776 in Scotland, United Kingdom
Died: April 17, 1858 in Colinton House, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom

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