AUTOGRAPHS, LETTERS & MANUSCRIPTS AUCTION
Thursday, 7.6.18 (Your local time)
Russia
 Urbanizacion El Real del Campanario. E-12, Bajo B 29688 Estepona (Malaga). SPAIN
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LOT 401:

BAKER PASHA: ( 1827-1887) Valentine Baker. British Soldier. Brother of Sir Samuel Baker. A controver...

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Sold for: €100
Start price:
110
Estimated price:
€110 - €140

BAKER PASHA: ( 1827-1887) Valentine Baker. British Soldier. Brother of Sir Samuel Baker. A controversial awarded mayor of the Hussards. He was arrested on a charge of indecent assault and after a year«s imprisonment Baker left England and entered the service of the Ottoman Army in the war with Russia. Soon transferred to Mehmed Ali Pasha«s staff, leading an infantry division, and later commanding Suleiman's guard. In his late years he commanded the Egyptian police until his death. Unusual A.L.S., Baker, one page, 8vo, n.p., n.d. Baker states in part `I have been asked for an opinion about ''Bonhommie''É« The page has been lightly affixed to a slightly larger one. G £100-120

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