Lot 278: DS, signed "Elizabeth R," one page, 21 x 16.5, August 24, 1963. Queen Elizabeth appoints a consul. In part: "Whereas we have thought it necessary for the encouragement of Our Subjects trading to the Far East to appoint a Consul to reside at Macao…We do by these Presents nominate, constitute, and appoint him, the said Edward Haworth, to be Our Consul, to reside at Macao." Signed in the upper right by Elizabeth and countersigned in the lower right by R. A. Butler. In fine condition, with central vertical and horizontal folds, and some evidence of moisture exposure to Butler's signature.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 456
Wednesday, 15th July 2015
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