Lot 429: Mary Ii



2016-02-24 17:01:26

Lot 429: Mary Ii: (1662-1694) Queen Of England, Scotland And Ireland 1689-94, Reigned Alongside Her Husband King William Iii. D.S., Marie R, As Queen, At The Head, One Page, Folio, Court At Whitehall, 22Nd April 1692. The Manuscript Document Is Addressed To The Commissioners Of The Treasury And Is A Warrant For The Payment Of Four Thousand Pounds To Be Made To John Braguiere, And Instructing That The Money Is 'To Be Distributed By Him Amongst The Distressed French Protestants As Our Charity And Benevolence To Them For And Towards Their Reliefe And Subsistance'. Countersigned At The Foot By Sidney Godolphin (1645-1712) 1St Earl Of Godolphin. British Politician, First Lord Of The Treasury 1684-85, 1690-99 & 1700-01, Richard Hampden (1631-1695) English Politician, Chancellor Of The Exchequer 1690-94, Stephen Fox (1627-1716) English Politician, Paymaster Of The Forces 1661-76, 1679-80, Edward Seymour (1632/33-1708) British Nobleman, Speaker Of The House Of Commons 1673-78, 1678-79, Treasurer Of The Navy 1673-81 And Charles Montagu (1661-1715) 1St Earl Of Halifax. English Poet & Statesman, Commissioner Of The Treasury 1692-94, Chancellor Of The Exchequer 1694-99 And First Lord Of The Treasury 1697-99, 1714-15. With Blank Integral Leaf. Some Light Age Wear And Neat Splitting At The Folds, Only Slightly Affecting One Word Of Text And Not The Signatures, Otherwise Vg Provenance: The Present Document Is Accompanied By The Original Sales Receipt Of Noted Dealer Paul C. Richards, Dated 22Nd March 1966, And Indicating That The Document Appeared In His Catalogue 19 As Item Number 319 At A Price Of $100. The Receipt Is Made Out To The Well Known Autograph Collector Dr. Herbert E. Klingelhofer (1915-2015) Who Served As President Of The Manuscript Society And Co-Edited Autographs And Manuscripts: A Collector'S Manual (1978). 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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