Skip to main content Skip to search Skip to search results

Roberts, Frederick Sleigh, 1832-1914 (1st Earl Roberts | Field-Marshal)

 Person

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Letters of Frederick Sleigh Roberts, Lord Roberts of Kandahar

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1170
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of, at shelfmark E2009.12, an autograph letter signed 'Roberts' to 'Dear Sir', and marked 'Private'. It is a 3-page letter, headed (embossed) Royal Hospital, Dublin, and dated 18 February 1896. In it, he declines to stand as the Liberal Unionist candidate for the Lord Rectorship of Edinburgh University. He states that, 'The conclusion I have come to, and in which I have reason to believe that the military authorities concur, is that it would be undesirable for an...