Lot 1338The founder of the Colony of Georgia America...

Auction Date: 19/09/2019 at 10am



The founder of the Colony of Georgia America – General James Oglethorpe, founder of Georgia ms letter to Oglethorpe dated June 15th 1744 being a letter of introduction for Ensign William Davis Bruce ‘being desirous to serve under your command in your regiment...I don’t question but that with your recommendation his Majesty will be graciously pleased to grant him such a Commission, he is a young Gentleman very fit for service and for whose promotion I concern myself in a particular manner...’ The letter is unsigned. At this time Oglethorpe had returned to England after a considerable time in America where, amongst many things, he founded the Colony of Georgia.

Hammer Price: £40.00

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