Letters of General Sir Robert and Lady Sale

Item date: 1842
Grant Value: 1,000
Item cost: 2,484
Item cost pre-decimal: NULL
Item date acquired: 2006
Item institution: Somerset Military Museum
Town/City: Taunton
County: Somerset

Seven letters, two by Sir Robert Sale and five by his wife from 1842, which relate to the First Afghan War and the First Anglo-Sikh War. Ladt sale's lettr of 3 October 1842 discusses her rescue - by her husband - from Kabul where she and a large contingent of British soldiers and their families had been held hostage.