Vintage Signed Letter - New Zealand Wars - 58th Regiment. Description: An interesting signed Letter. A mother's letter begging for a last reunion with Her Son, 1848 Manuscript: An ALs. Molloy, "Furniture Establishment, " 33 South King St.
Dublin, 24 August 1848, to Lt. Sir Edward Blakeney, Commander-in-Chief, Ireland. The letter explains that Mrs Molloy is the widow of a sergeant in the 18th Royal Irish and has three sons serving in the 58th Regiment. She asks that he be given 48 hours leave so that she may meet him, as "it is Improbable that I will ever see again the subject of my affections". An endorsement (torn) indicates that her request was granted.An unusual and moving document, illustrative of the role of a wife and mother in the 19th-century British army. I only post on Saturdays.
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