Lot 404: George Iii



2016-04-29 10:55:26

Lot 404

(1738-1820) King of the United Kingdom 1760-1820. D.S., George R, as King, at the head, one page (vellum), oblong folio, Court at Saint James's, July 1803. The partially printed document is a military commission appointing John Ponsonby, Viscount Duncannon to be a Lieutenant Colonel Commandant of the Duke of York's Marybone Volunteers. Countersigned at the foot by Charles Philip Yorke (1764-1834) British Politician, Secretary at War 1801-03 and Home Secretary 1803-04. With a blind embossed paper seal affixed. Some overall age wear and minor rubbing (resulting in a few areas of illegible text) and a few circular stains, some affecting the text. The King's signature is a little light, although legible. About G ]

Estimate: £150 - 200

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