Auction Date: 20/06/2019 at 10:15 am
1858 Sir Colin Campbell as General and Commander-in-Chief Military Commission - East Indies, one page, oblong folio, Allahabad Bengal, 24th June 1858. Military Commission appointing Thomas Harrison Tod Chalon to be a Lieutenant in the Queen’s Army in the East Indies. Large black printing with manuscript annotations and signatures including Sir Colin Campbell. Size 17½” x 11¼”. Sir Colin Campbell (1792-1863) British Field Marshal who served in the Peninsular and Crimean Wars, was at this time in Allahabad with a Reliving Force making its way to relive the besieged Garrison at Lucknow during the Indian uprising.