February 11, 1850. Manuscript Note Signed "B Disraeli" as Member of the House of Commons, 1 page, 7" x 4.5", mounting remnant covers verso. [London], February 11, 1850. Folds, one between "B" and "D," creases. Darkly penned signature with flourish. Fine condition.In full, "Admit the bearer to the Gallery of the House of Commons this evening. 11th Feby 1850."On February 11, 1850, Disraeli spoke in the House of Commons about a committee to be appointed to investigate the conduct of the Governor of the British Crown Colony of Ceylon; Disraeli was appointed a member of this committee. Disraeli represented Maidstone (1837-1841), Shrewsbury (1841-1847), and Buckinghamshire (1847-1876) in the House of Commons . As 1st Earl of Beaconsfield, he sat in the House of Lords from 1876 until his death in 1881.Ex Sotheby's. Deaccessioned from Queen's University, Kingston, Canada, The Disraeli Project at Queen's University (1975-2014). (Inventory #: 60670)
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