OUSELEY, Sir William Gore, letters, autographs, documents, manuscripts

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OUSELEY, Sir William Gore (1797-1866). Diplomatist, author, and author.
Autograph Letter Signed to an unnamed correspondent, 2½ pages 8vo, no place, 'Wednesday morning' no date. Discussing the lack of wisdom in withdrawing troops sent to Africa to check the slave trade (in 1850, he published Notes on the Slave Trade).
'... As far as I have seen their losses are more attributable to absenteeism (the curse of Ireland) than to abolition. ...'

[No: 24075]

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