Make an Offer Today and Get a Quick Response! Take a Look at This Week's Specials! ROBERT BADEN-POWELL - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 06/26/1908 - HFSID 42258.The Lieutenant-Military pens a letter to a friend referring to a trip to an upcoming trip to Richmond, signed in black ink. On imprinted letterhead of The Castle, Richmond, Yorks, which. As you said I might - may I suggest myself for lunch today, before I leave for Richmond? If it is inconvenient please don't trouble about it as I can of course lunch here if necessary. Enjoy myself last night - in spite of the cloud that hung over me for being so late for dinner. Enclosed scrap of paper is for the time at which I may present myself for lunch. Signed the year after Baden-Powell founded the Boy Scout movement and the year before he was knighted. Based on his army manual. His Boy Scout movement spread rapidly around the British Isles, and by 1920, the year he received his peerage. Baden-Powell was recognized as "Chief Scout of the World".
Second Lieutenant Baden-Powell, who first saw service with the. Had been detached for scouting service in Africa in the Ashanti (1895) and Matabele (1896) campaigns.
In 1897, he transferred to the. While he was on leave in England in 1899, Baden-Powell was appointed to raise a force of mounted rifles to be based in Mafeking with the secret aim of making raids on the Boers in Transvaal. Mafeking was besieged by a superior force of Boers for 217 days (October 12, 1899-May 17, 1900), and the relief of Mafeking was celebrated throughout the Empire, as it was the first victory the British had achieved in the Boer War. Organized the South African Constabulary. His later military service included serving as.Colonel of the 13th Hussars. British Intelligence Department during WWI. His other contributions to children include. Assisting his sister, Agnes, found the Girl Guides. Lightly creased with folds, light horizontal fold underlines signature. Heavily penned, light show through of ink. Shaded at upper margin, which is chipped, touching 2 words. Nicked at lower blank edge, minor indentations at upper portion. See more material from these signers. See more listings in our BUSINESS & FINANCE (1,036). Please note that this is an authentically signed item. We do not sell autograph copies or signature reprints.
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