RARE! 1st Viscount Alverstone Richard Webster Hand Written Letter Mueller COA
“1st Viscount Alverstone” Richard Webster Hand Written Letter Dated 1894. This item is certified authentic by Todd Mueller and comes with their Certificate of Authenticity. Richard Everard Webster, 1st Viscount Alverstone. (22 December 1842 – 15 December 1915) was a British barrister, politician and judge who served in many high political and judicial offices. Webster was the second son of. He was educated at. King’s College School. He was well known as an athlete in his earlier years, having represented his university in the first Inter. Steeplechase and as a runner. As such, the Cambridge University Alverstone Club is named in his honour, and makes a pilgrimage to. The following prayer is used on appropriate occasions. Called to the bar. In 1868, and became. Only ten years afterwards. His practice was chiefly in commercial, railway and patent cases until (June 1885) he was appointed. Government in the exceptional circumstances of never having been. And not at the time occupying a seat in parliament. He was elected for. In the following month, and in November exchanged this seat for the. Which he continued to represent until his elevation to the. Except under the brief. Administration of 1886, and the Gladstone. In 1890 he was leading counsel for. Inquiry; in 1893 he represented Great Britain in the. Arbitration; in 1898 he discharged the same function in the matter of the boundary between. And outside it, his political career was prominently associated with. Work; and his speeches were distinguished for gravity and earnestness. In July 1885, he was made a. In December 1893, he was appointed to the. Order of St Michael and St George. As a Knight Grand Cross. In January 1900 he was created a. But in May the same year succeeded. Master of the Rolls. Being raised to the. As Baron Alverstone, of Alverstone in the County of Southampton. And sworn of the. And in October of the same year he was elevated to the office of. Upon the death of. Lord Russell of Killowen. He presided over some notable trials of the era including. Although popular, he was not considered an outstanding judge; one colleague wrote after his death that “the reports will be searched in vain for judgments of his that are valuable”. In April 1902, and was elected a Fellow of the. Later the same year In late 1902 he was in South Africa as part of a commission looking into the use of martial law sentences during the. In 1903 during the. He was one of the members of the Boundary Commission. Against the wishes of the Canadians it was his. That settled the matter, roughly splitting the disputed territory. As a result, he became extremely unpopular in Canada. He retired in 1913, and was created Viscount Alverstone, of. Isle of Wight in the County of Southampton. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Autographs\Historical”. The seller is “historicsellsmemorabilia” and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, Korea, South, Indonesia, Taiwan, South Africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Republic of, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint Kitts-Nevis, Saint Lucia, Montserrat, Turks and Caicos Islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei Darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French Guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman Islands, Liechtenstein, Sri Lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macau, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Vietnam, Uruguay.