• Fine Printed Books, Manuscript auction at Christies

    Sale 5829

    Fine Printed Books, Manuscripts, Traditional Sports

    23 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 128

    BURGHLEY, William Cecil, 1st Baron (1520/21-1598). Letter signed ('W. Burghley') to Sir Thomas Gresley, High Sheriff of Staffordshire, 'From the Co[urt]', 30 March 1584, concerning 'divers horses and Coltes ... as also certaine wooll' seized by Gresley, which are claimed by Anne, widow of William, 1st Baron Paget; if Anne can prove her claim, Gresley is to restore them, 2/3 page, folio, integral address leaf, tipped into a portfolio.

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    BURGHLEY, William Cecil, 1st Baron (1520/21-1598). Letter signed ('W. Burghley') to Sir Thomas Gresley, High Sheriff of Staffordshire, 'From the Co[urt]', 30 March 1584, concerning 'divers horses and Coltes ... as also certaine wooll' seized by Gresley, which are claimed by Anne, widow of William, 1st Baron Paget; if Anne can prove her claim, Gresley is to restore them, 2/3 page, folio, integral address leaf, tipped into a portfolio.


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