William Pinkney – US Minister in Great Britain – Signed Passport 1807

William Pinkney – US Minister in Great Britain – Signed Passport 1807

William Pinkney Great Britain U.S. senator and statesman William Pinkney (1764-1822) was notable for his support of the Missouri Compromise, a piece of legislation designed to restrict the advance of slavery that was passed by Congress in 1820. William Pinkney…

Free Hanseatic Republics Passport Issued At London 1840

Free Hanseatic Republics Passport Issued At London 1840

Free Hanseatic Republics Passport Issued At London 1840 This travel document is one of the rare passport types a collector can find. In fact, this document is the only I ever saw. But some history of the Hanseatic Republics first….

Frederic Leighton and his Travels in 19th Century

Frederic Leighton and his Travels in 19th Century

British Frederic Leighton Travels Who was Frederic Leighton? Frederic Leighton (1830-1896), was one of the most famous British artists of the nineteenth century. The recipient of many national and international awards and honors, he was well acquainted with members of…