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Auction archive: Lot number 586

George II (1683-1760, King of Great

Printed Books, Maps & Autographs
27 May 2020 - 28 May 2020
Estimate
£700 - £1,000
ca. US$852 - US$1,218
Price realised:
n. a.
Auction archive: Lot number 586

George II (1683-1760, King of Great

Printed Books, Maps & Autographs
27 May 2020 - 28 May 2020
Estimate
£700 - £1,000
ca. US$852 - US$1,218
Price realised:
n. a.
Beschreibung:

George II (1683-1760, King of Great Britain and Ireland & Cavendish, William, 1720-1764, 4th Duke of Devonshire). Document Signed, 'George R', Court at St James's, 21 March 1757, neatly penned manuscript document addressed to Thomas, Lord Viscount Dupplin and Thomas Potter, Paymaster General of Our Guards, Garrisons and Land Forces, authorising the payment of £20,000 to John Thomlinson and John Hanbury, merchants who 'have represented unto us that a further sum of Twenty thousand pounds is necessary to enable them to pay several Bills drawn before the expiration of their contracts by their agents in North America to answer the demands of the Deputy Paymasters there...', boldly signed by the monarch upper left (some edge wear with slight loss to the initial 'G'), countersigned at the foot by the Duke of Devonshire (British Prime Minister 1756-57), Henry Bilson-Legge (Chancellor of the Exchequer 1754-61) and Viscount Duncannon, also signed to the verso by both Thomlinson and Hanbury, slightly trimmed to the left edge near foot, partial split to centrefold, some spotting and a little overall edge wear, remains of old adhesive hinges at top and bottom margins, folio (37 x 23 cm) (Qty: 1) An interesting document featuring the extremely rare signature of the Duke of Devonshire from his short tenure as prime minister.

Auction archive: Lot number 586
Auction:
Datum:
27 May 2020 - 28 May 2020
Auction house:
Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Mallard House
Broadway Lane, South Cerney, Nr Cirencester
Gloucestershire, GL75UQ
United Kingdom
[email protected]
+44 (0)1285 860006
+44 (0)1285 862461
Beschreibung:

George II (1683-1760, King of Great Britain and Ireland & Cavendish, William, 1720-1764, 4th Duke of Devonshire). Document Signed, 'George R', Court at St James's, 21 March 1757, neatly penned manuscript document addressed to Thomas, Lord Viscount Dupplin and Thomas Potter, Paymaster General of Our Guards, Garrisons and Land Forces, authorising the payment of £20,000 to John Thomlinson and John Hanbury, merchants who 'have represented unto us that a further sum of Twenty thousand pounds is necessary to enable them to pay several Bills drawn before the expiration of their contracts by their agents in North America to answer the demands of the Deputy Paymasters there...', boldly signed by the monarch upper left (some edge wear with slight loss to the initial 'G'), countersigned at the foot by the Duke of Devonshire (British Prime Minister 1756-57), Henry Bilson-Legge (Chancellor of the Exchequer 1754-61) and Viscount Duncannon, also signed to the verso by both Thomlinson and Hanbury, slightly trimmed to the left edge near foot, partial split to centrefold, some spotting and a little overall edge wear, remains of old adhesive hinges at top and bottom margins, folio (37 x 23 cm) (Qty: 1) An interesting document featuring the extremely rare signature of the Duke of Devonshire from his short tenure as prime minister.

Auction archive: Lot number 586
Auction:
Datum:
27 May 2020 - 28 May 2020
Auction house:
Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Mallard House
Broadway Lane, South Cerney, Nr Cirencester
Gloucestershire, GL75UQ
United Kingdom
[email protected]
+44 (0)1285 860006
+44 (0)1285 862461
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