Henry Seymour Conway
Henry Seymour Conway (1721–1795) was a British military and political figure. Following a period serving as a staff officer in the British army in Europe, Conway entered Parliament in 1741. He returned to the army in 1757 and was then re-elected to the House of Commons in 1761 until 1768 when he returned to the army, becoming a general in 1772 and was Commander-in-Chief from 1782 to 1792. He was made a Field-Marshal on his retirement.
- Shelfmark W/H-4-39
- Sir Francis Bacon. Historie of the raigne of King Henry the Seuenth. Written by ... Francis, Lord Verulam, .... 1622.
- Printed label on front pastedown: Gen. Conway.
- Pencil inscription on final free endpaper: This book read by James Brockman, Nov. 5th 1831.