John Gilbert, 4th Earl of Minto, cut signature
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One page, Arthur F. Sladen 8 x 10 inch letter Dated 13 May 1901 on Government House Ottawa letterhead, with Earl of Minto, the Governor General's autograph (present) on 4-3/4 x 2 inch paper.
Arthur F. Sladen was the private secretary to the Governor General [Earl of Minto.]
John Gilbert, 4th Earl of Minto, long before his vice-regal appointment, Lord Minto spent several years in Canada serving as an Aide-de-camp to General Middleton during the North West Rebellion. After serving as Governor General of Canada from 1898 to 1904, Lord Minto became the Viceroy of India in 1905, where he instituted many reforms and carried on the traditions he had established in Canada. He retired to England in 1910 and, for his lifetime of service, was made a Knight of the Garter.
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