Lot 496: Royal Navy officer (1704-1757) whose loss of Minorca at the beginning of the Seven Years' War led to his execution. Rare ink signature, "J. Byng," on an off-white 4.75 x 1.5 slip clipped from an address panel and affixed to a same-size card. In fine condition, with uniform toning and irregularly trimmed edges.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs & Artifacts
Friday, 23rd October 2015
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