SIR GEORGE GREY - AUTOGRAPH FRAGMENT SIGNED - HFSID 81514
Sale Price $198.00
SIR GEORGE GREY
The three time Home Secretary of Queen Victoria signs this written note in light brown ink
Signature: “G. Grey” in brown ink. 5x3. With “Sir,/your most obedient,/humble servant.” in an unknown hand. Sir George Grey(1799-1882) was a British Whig politician. He served asBritish Home Secretary from 1846-1852, 1855-1858 and 1861-1866. In 1846, Grey succeeded in his efforts to pass the convict discipline bill which laid the foundation for the modern British prison system. During his first tenure at the Home Office he also dealt with relief efforts to the victims of the Irish Potato Famine and trying to subdue the Irish rebellion of 1848. Lightly toned. Edges irregular. Light creases throughout. Pencil note (unknown hand) on verso. Otherwise, fine condition.
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