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Collection Reference Number GLC00496.119
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1815 
Title Correspondence from Sir Thomas Lawrence to Mrs. Wolff discussing the Duke of Wellington's heroism in the Battle of Waterloo and the death of Sir Alexander Gordon
Date 24 July 1815
Author Lawrence, Thomas, Sir, (1769-1830)  
Recipient Wolff, Mrs.  
Document Type Correspondence; Military document
Content Description Discusses Duke of Wellington's heroism during the 18 June 1815 Battle of Waterloo. Describes circumstances surrounding death of Sir Alexander Gordon. Gordon was Wellington's aide de camp. Lawrence was a British portrait artist. Mrs. Wolff was the subject of one of Lawrence's portraits.
Subjects Death  Military History  Battle  Art, Music, Theater, and Film  Global History and Civics  
People Wolff, Mrs. (fl. 1815)  Lawrence, Thomas, Sir (1769-1830)  Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of (1769-1852)  Gordon, Alexander (1786-1815)  
Place written Russell Square, London, England
Theme Arts & Literature; Foreign Affairs
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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