11 FEBRUARY 1905, Page 15

[TO THE EDITOR OF THE .srecraToa."1 Sin,—My attention has been

called to a question in your last issue (p. 186) as to the identity of the civilian who rendered some service to Wellington at Waterloo. His name was Moore, a button manufacturer of Birmingham. The anecdote is related in the autobiography of B. R. Haydon, the painter. The Duke gave Mr. Moore an appointment at the Mint. The anecdote is well known, and I believe it is equally well known in the Midlands that it was a Mr. Moore. We think he belongs to our family, the painter Moores, but have not been able to trace the connection.—I am, Sir, &c.,