The Investiture of Sir G.L. Cole, with the Order of the Bath.
Stipple. 121 x 209mm. 4¾ x 8¼". Foxing.
Sir Galbraith Lowry Cole (1772-1842) was an Irish British army general and politician. In the army he saw service at the Battle of Maida, the Peninsular War under Wellington, the Battle of Albuerca, Salamanca, Nivelle, amongst many others. As a Member of Parliament he held a seat from 1797 to 1800 for Enniskillen and represented Fermanagh in the British House of Commons in 1803. From 1823 to 1828 he was appointed 2nd Governor of Mauritius and left there to take up the post of Governor of the Cape Colony, where he stayed until 1833. He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Order of the Bath.
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