Lord Napier of Magdala. A printed account of his time as C-in-C Bombay, 1876


Napier of Magdala, General: General Order by The Right Honourable The Commander in Chief. Head Quarters, Bombay, 10th April 1876.

A 4 page printed order, 9 x 6 ins, issued by P. S. Lumsden, Major General, Adjutant General in India. An account of Lord Napier’s time in this post offering thanks to various officers under his command, including Lumsden. Blind stamped with the official seal of the Govt. of Bombay. Pasted to a piece of old album leaf. mar2/3   SOLD 18th March 2023

Provenance: From a large archive of the General’s papers passed down through descendants of his brother, General Sir Harry Lumsden. Lumsden himself had no children.