Munro. HEIC commission of 1822 signed by the Governor of Madras


The commission on vellum, 11½ x 9½ ins is signed Thos Munro [Governor of Madras], A Campbell [Gen Sir Alexander Campbell, Bart, GCB, Commander-in-chief and 2nd in Council], & Geo Stratton [Member of Council]. It appoints Lieutenant R Butler of the 11th Regt of N I to be a Brevet Captain from 4th September 1822. The document has the paper seal of the Company and the usual two vertical folds. There is some insect damage, mainly along one fold.

Robert Butler was first commissioned into the Madras Army in 1812.

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