Lot 296: King of Great Britain and Ireland (1765–1837) from 1830 to 1837, he earned the sobriquet 'Sailor King' for his youthful service in the Royal Navy. Partly-printed DS, signed "William R," one page, 15 x 11.5, June 6, 1835. King William appoints Peter Robert Wright "to be a First Lieutenant in Our Corps of Royal Engineers." Prominently signed in the upper left by King William IV. The blue seal affixed to the lower left remains intact. Handsomely mounted, suede-matted and framed with a color image to an overall size of 39 x 25. In fine condition, with three vertical folds (one vertical fold passing through a single letter of the signature) and expected document wear. Oversized.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 466
Wednesday, 9th December 2015
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