Letter of thanks

Maker
1. William Young
2. John Wilson
Production date
07 Jun 1882
Description
Letter from Field Marshall [Helmuth, Gr]af [von] Moltke, Criesnau, [Germany] thanking John Wilson of South Bantaskine for sending him a copy of his son's [Robert Wilson's] book on the Franco-Prussian War. Letter wriiten in German, with translation attached, original envelope mounted on letter

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Production date
07 Jun 1882
Subject notes
Robert Wilson based his book "The Franco-German War" on newspaper reports about the war. It was published in 1881, seven years after his death, by his father John Wilson and a copy was lodged with the British Library. On the publication of the book John Wilson sent copies to several British and European political and military figures who had been involved in the war.
This copy of the book is a modern print-on-demand version of the book.
Measurements
1 item
Accession number
A2105.003/003

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