Louis Mountbatten (1900-1979) British statesman. Mountbatten was a British naval officer who oversaw the defeat of the Japanese offensive towards India during World War Two. He was appointed the last viceroy of British India and first governor general of independent India.
6 ¾” x 9” typed letter signed, “Your sincerely Mountbatten of Burma”, personal stationery, July 14, 1967, to “My dear Lieutenant Governor”. “…It was a great privilege for my daughter and myself to be taken into dinner with you on the occasion of the Empire Club Dinner….”