Autographed Signed Letter (ASL) of George Campbell, 8th Duke of ARGYLL. George John Douglas CAMPBELL, 8th Duke of Argyll.
Autographed Signed Letter (ASL) of George Campbell, 8th Duke of ARGYLL

Autographed Signed Letter (ASL) of George Campbell, 8th Duke of ARGYLL

Date Published: 1869
Binding: No binding

Autograph letter signed. Two pages, 8vo. Dated on India Office blind embossed letterhead. March 6,1869. Declining a dinner invitation.

George Campbell, 8th Duke of ARGYLL, was Secretary of State for India and in this office from 9 December 1868 – 17 February 1874

George John Douglas Campbell, 8th Duke of Argyll, KG, KT, PC, FRS, FRSE, styled Marquess of Lorne until 1847, was a Scottish peer and Liberal politician as well as a writer on science, religion, and the politics of the 19th century.

Argyll was married three times. He married firstly Lady Elizabeth Georgiana Leveson-Gower, eldest daughter of George Sutherland-Leveson-Gower, 2nd Duke of Sutherland, in 1844.They had five sons and seven daughters. One of his sons was John Campbell, 9th Duke of Argyll (6 August 1845 – 2 May 1914) he married Princess Louise of the United Kingdom on 21 March 1871.
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