JOHN (9TH DUKE OF ARGYLL) CAMPBELL - AUTOGRAPH FRAGMENT SIGNED - HFSID 81591
Sale Price $90.00
JOHN CAMPBELL, 9th DUKE OF ARGYLL
Signed fragment clipped from a closing, signing as the Duke of Argyll
Autograph Fragment signed: "the other I am/(Argyll)", 2¾x1, affixed to a 3x1¾ sheet. John Campbell (1845-1914), who inherited the title of 9th Duke of Argyll after his father's death in 1900, was known until that time by the courtesy title of Lord Lorne.He married Princess Louise, daughter of Queen Victoria, in 1871, the first time since 1515 that the child of a British monarch had married a subject. He served as Governor General of Canada from 1878 to 1883. With Princess Louise at his side, he proved a popular and successful Governor-General, promoting Canadian arts and industry, and - despite the noble lineage - mixing comfortably with Canadian society. Toned. Irregularly cropped. Ink notes on verso showing through to front. Slight creases. Slightly soiled. Otherwise, fine condition.
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