Lot 428: William Iii



2016-02-24 17:01:26

Lot 428: William Iii: (1650-1702) King Of England, Scotland And Ireland 1689-1702. Prince Of Orange. A Good, Large D.S., William R, As King, At The Head, Two Pages, Large Folio, N.P., N.D. (1690). The Manuscript Document Is Addressed To The Attorney Or Solicitor General And Is A Warrant For The Preparation Of 'A Bill Fr. Our Royall Signature To Passe The Great Seale Of England Containing A Grant From Us And Our Dearest Consort The Queene To Our Right Trusty And Intirely Beloved Cousin And Councellour Thomas Marquesse Of Carmarthon President Of Our Privy Councell (In Consideraron Of The Good Faithfull And Particular Services Wch. He Hath Performed Unto Us And For Other Good Causes.....) Of The....Yearly Rent, Payment Or Summe Of Three Thousand Five Hundred Poundes Of Lawfull English Money....' And Further Stating That The Funds Be Raised By The Postmaster General From The Post Office Revenue For 'Postage Or Carriage Of Letters Pacquetts Or Other Things Wthin. Our Kingdome Of England Or Elsewhere.....'. The Two Pages Of The Document Are Neatly Tied Together At The Head. Some Small Tears To The Edges, Only Very Slightly Affecting A Few Words Of Text, And Not The Signature, Otherwise Vg Thomas Osborne (1632-1712) 1St Duke Of Leeds And 1St Marquess Of Carmarthen. English Statesman Who Served In A Variety Of Offices Under King Charles Ii And King William Iii, Including Lord High Treasurer 1673-79 And Lord President Of The Council 1689-99. International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction featuring The David Smith Collection & The Collection of a Gentleman March 2016 Saturday, 5th March 2016 Estimate: £600 - 900
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