SKU: A01556 Category:


Description: This 2 1/2″ x 4 1/4″ addressed envelope bears the large, clear signature of British politician Henry Brougham (1778-1868) in the lower left corner. Brougham served as a Member of the House of Lords for thirty-eight years (1830-1868) and as Lord High Chancellor for four (1830-1834). He played an instrumental role in the passing of the 1832 Reform Act and the 1833 Slavery Abolition Act.

There is a one penny Queen Victoria postage stamp at the upper right corner as well as several round inked Penrith cancellations dated October 16, 1866. Item #A01556

Condition: The envelope has been glued to a 4 1/2″ x 6 3/8″ piece of stiff paper. Generally very good condition.