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    Sale 7590

    Valuable Manuscripts and Printed Books

    4 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 75

    JAMES IV (1473-1513), King of Scots. Letter signed ('James R') to William Livingstone of Kilsyth, Stirling, 14 October 1508, 5 lines written in brown ink, signed at the foot, names inserted in a different hand, one page, 110 x 295 mm, traces of seal (a few small punctures touching 3 words, slightly soiled). Provenance: the Spiro Family Collection.

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    JAMES IV (1473-1513), King of Scots. Letter signed ('James R') to William Livingstone of Kilsyth, Stirling, 14 October 1508, 5 lines written in brown ink, signed at the foot, names inserted in a different hand, one page, 110 x 295 mm, traces of seal (a few small punctures touching 3 words, slightly soiled). Provenance: the Spiro Family Collection.

    An order to seize two transgressors. 'James be the grace of god king of Scottis ... forsamekle as we are advertist that David Dalri[m]pil & Johnne Dalri[m]pil in hawiston ar Manifest trespassors agains o[u]r lawis It is o[u]r will herfore and we charge you that incontine[n]t thir o[u]r l[ett]res sene ye pas & tak ye said p[er]sons & bring thame to Ws to Striveling to be iustifyt for thare Demerits'


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