Captain John Henry Forrest, Papers

Object Title

Captain John Henry Forrest, Papers

Captain John Henry Forrest, Papers

Date

1844

Reference

FORR 1 [RAR.0331]

Level

Collection

Scope and Content

'Memorandum' on a dispute between Lord Cardigan and Captain John Henry Forrest, one of his officers in the 11th Hussars. Together with signed letter from Lord Cardigan and other related papers, Memorandum on the relationship between himself and Lord Cardigan c. 1839-40, at a time when the 'Cherrypickers' and their controversial commanding officer were consumed with the Affair of the Black Bottle &c., containing enlightening insights into Cardigan's conduct of his regiment as a personal fiefdom and his hectoring methods of dealing with his officers.

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