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    Sale 5822

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts including the Works of Charles Dickens

    1 June 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 35

    GEORGE II (1683-1760), King of Great Britain and Ireland. Document signed, St James's, 29 October 1745, a warrant to John, Lord Hobart [later 1st Earl of Buckingham], Lieutenant of Norfolk and Norwich, authorising him to grant commissions to loyal subjects forming military units 'at this Time of Common Danger, when a Rebellion is actually begun within This Our Kingdom, in favour of a Popish Pretender', countersigned by Thomas, 1st Duke of Newcastle, 2 pages, folio, papered seal, blank, docket;

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    GEORGE II (1683-1760), King of Great Britain and Ireland. Document signed, St James's, 29 October 1745, a warrant to John, Lord Hobart [later 1st Earl of Buckingham], Lieutenant of Norfolk and Norwich, authorising him to grant commissions to loyal subjects forming military units 'at this Time of Common Danger, when a Rebellion is actually begun within This Our Kingdom, in favour of a Popish Pretender', countersigned by Thomas, 1st Duke of Newcastle, 2 pages, folio, papered seal, blank, docket;
    [with] a letter signed and document signed by GEORGE I, the first addressed to his daughter, Sophia Dorothea, queen consort of Prussia ('Madame ma Soeur & Fillie [sic] Vostre tres affectionné Frere & Pere George R.'), St James's, 6 July 1716, in French, recommending his envoy Charles, Baron Whitworth, one page, 4to, the second a warrant for the ratification of the King of Sardinia's accession to the Quadruple Alliance, St James's, 29 November 1718, one page, folio.
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