This collection consists of a letter written by Lord George Hastings (later the Earl of Huntingdon) addressed to an unnamed Lord, offering congratulations on the honor with which the King had awarded his service, and asking for a recommendation to the King. The letter was written in Vienna, Austria. Also included are two pages of research from the donor, including evidence that the recipient of the letter was Arnold van Keppel, Earl of Albemarle.
1701 May 6
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22.5 cm x 17.5 cm
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George Hastings, 8th Earl of Huntingdon, was the son of Theophilus Hastings, 7th Earl of Huntingdon. He succeded his father in 1701 and died of fever in February 1705. From 1702-1703, he was the Colonel of the Huntingdon's Regiment.
Mss. Acc. 2014.200 was received by Special Collections on 9/2/2014.
22.5 cm x 17.5 cm
Accessioned and minimally described by Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist, in January 2015.