1858 · n.p.
by Byron, George Anson, 7th Baron Byron
n.p., 1858. Very Good. Admiral George Anson Byron, 7th Baron Byron (1789 - 1868) was a British nobleman, naval officer, peer, politician, and the seventh Baron Byron, in 1824 succeeding his cousin the poet George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron in that peerage. As a career naval officer, he was notable for being his predecessor's opposite in temperament and lifestyle [Wikipedia] A Free Frank was a mark applied by means of a hand-stamp to parliamentary mail in Britain to indicate that the mailed item did not require postage. This free frank dated April 19, 1838 was for his corresondence to a gentleman in Liverpool. A 3 x 5 inch piece of paper affixed to a larger piece of paper, which is torn on one end. EPHEM/112619. (Inventory #: 33684)