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Auction archive: Lot number 177

Walpole (Robert, 1676-1745), British

Estimate
£800 - £1,200
ca. US$1,055 - US$1,583
Price realised:
n. a.
Auction archive: Lot number 177

Walpole (Robert, 1676-1745), British

Estimate
£800 - £1,200
ca. US$1,055 - US$1,583
Price realised:
n. a.
Beschreibung:

Walpole (Robert, 1676-1745), British Prime Minister 1721-42. A very fine, rare Document Signed, ‘R Walpole’, as Prime Minister, Palace at Whitehall, 22 July 1740, manuscript document addressed to the Commissioners of His Majesty’s Treasury, being a warrant ordering the payment of two thousand one hundred and ten pounds eleven shillings and six pence to be made to Thomas Lowther without account, ‘that is to say, the sum of Two thousand pounds to reimburse the like sum by him Expended to answer a Bill of Exchange drawn from abroad for his Majesty’s Service, and the remaining sum… is to defray the Fees and Charges attending the Receipt thereof…’, countersigned at the foot by William Clayton (1671-1752, 1st Baron Sundon, Lord Commissioner of the Treasury) and Thomas Winnington (1696-1746, Lord Commissioner of the Treasury) and further countersigned at the head by 8 Lord Justices including two later Prime Ministers, some light age wear and a few small, neat splits at edges of some folds, 1 page with integral blank leaf, folio, (37 x 23 cm) (Qty: 1) The eight signatures of the Lord Justices are: Spencer Compton (c.1673-1743, 1st Earl of Wilmington, British Prime Minister 1742-43), Thomas Pelham Holles (1693-1768, 1st Duke of Newcastle, British Prime Minister 1757-62), John Potter (c.1674-1747, Archbishop of Canterbury 1737-47), Philip Yorke (1690-1764, 1st Earl of Hardwicke, English Lawyer & Politician, Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain 1737-56), Lionel Sackville (1688-1765, 1st Earl of Dorset, English Political Leader, Lord Steward 1725-30, 1737-44), Charles Lennox (1701-1750, 2nd Duke of Richmond, 2nd Duke of Lennox, 2nd Duke of Aubigny, British Nobleman, Peer & Politician, Master of the Horse 1735-50, remembered for his patronage of cricket), Charles Powlett (1685-1754, 3rd Duke of Bolton, British Politician & Lieutenant General) and John Montagu (1690-1749, 2nd Duke of Montagu, British Peer, Master of the Great Wardrobe 1709-49). Sir Thomas Lowther (1699-1745), English peer and landowner. Documents from this period featuring the signatures of three British Prime Ministers are rare.

Auction archive: Lot number 177
Auction:
Datum:
11 Nov 2020 - 12 Nov 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:

Walpole (Robert, 1676-1745), British Prime Minister 1721-42. A very fine, rare Document Signed, ‘R Walpole’, as Prime Minister, Palace at Whitehall, 22 July 1740, manuscript document addressed to the Commissioners of His Majesty’s Treasury, being a warrant ordering the payment of two thousand one hundred and ten pounds eleven shillings and six pence to be made to Thomas Lowther without account, ‘that is to say, the sum of Two thousand pounds to reimburse the like sum by him Expended to answer a Bill of Exchange drawn from abroad for his Majesty’s Service, and the remaining sum… is to defray the Fees and Charges attending the Receipt thereof…’, countersigned at the foot by William Clayton (1671-1752, 1st Baron Sundon, Lord Commissioner of the Treasury) and Thomas Winnington (1696-1746, Lord Commissioner of the Treasury) and further countersigned at the head by 8 Lord Justices including two later Prime Ministers, some light age wear and a few small, neat splits at edges of some folds, 1 page with integral blank leaf, folio, (37 x 23 cm) (Qty: 1) The eight signatures of the Lord Justices are: Spencer Compton (c.1673-1743, 1st Earl of Wilmington, British Prime Minister 1742-43), Thomas Pelham Holles (1693-1768, 1st Duke of Newcastle, British Prime Minister 1757-62), John Potter (c.1674-1747, Archbishop of Canterbury 1737-47), Philip Yorke (1690-1764, 1st Earl of Hardwicke, English Lawyer & Politician, Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain 1737-56), Lionel Sackville (1688-1765, 1st Earl of Dorset, English Political Leader, Lord Steward 1725-30, 1737-44), Charles Lennox (1701-1750, 2nd Duke of Richmond, 2nd Duke of Lennox, 2nd Duke of Aubigny, British Nobleman, Peer & Politician, Master of the Horse 1735-50, remembered for his patronage of cricket), Charles Powlett (1685-1754, 3rd Duke of Bolton, British Politician & Lieutenant General) and John Montagu (1690-1749, 2nd Duke of Montagu, British Peer, Master of the Great Wardrobe 1709-49). Sir Thomas Lowther (1699-1745), English peer and landowner. Documents from this period featuring the signatures of three British Prime Ministers are rare.

Auction archive: Lot number 177
Auction:
Datum:
11 Nov 2020 - 12 Nov 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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