Nice document from the British Raj period in India. Letter from the Mess secretary Captain Williams of the Royal Artillery making a payment and placing an order for Brandy for the Mess in Bangalore, India. Order placed with wine merchant in Bordeaux France.
On back “1882 Mess Committee Bangalore 13 Janvier R. 6 fevrier/8 fevrier"
Nice embossed blue letterhead: RA monogram, crown and ‘UBIQUE' ('Everywhere').
I believe this is signed by Richard Francis Williams, who was made captain on 1st February 1877, and Major on 31st August 1882.
Horizontal folds. Crease UR/LR corners. Some rust spots at centre.
4 pages, 1 with letter, 1 with comments
8 x 4 ⅞”
Stations of British Troops in India - 2 April 1881
Royal Artillery - Royal Horse Artillery
B Battery (Bangalore)
Field & Garrison Artillery
3rd Brigade - I Battery (Bangalore)
6th Brigade - K Battery (Bangalore)
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