Lot 430: Anne

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2016-02-24 17:01:27

Lot 430: Anne: (1665-1714) Queen Of England, Scotland & Ireland 1702-07 And Queen Of The Kingdom Of Great Britain 1707-14. D.S., Anne R, As Queen, At The Head, One Page, Folio, Court At St. James'S, 19Th February 1712. The Manuscript Document Is A License Of Absence Granted To John Moore Of Kentwell Hall, High Sheriff Of Suffolk, And States, In Part, 'Whereas Humble Suit Hath Been Made Unto Us On Your Behalfe That During Your Sheriffalty Of Our County Of Suffolk, You May Have Our Lycense To Remain Or Live Out Of Our Said County, In Regard Of Several Pressing Affairs Which Require Your Presence Elsewhere; We Are Graciously Pleased To Gratify You In That Your Request, And We Do Accordingly Hereby Give And Grant You Full Lycense And Permission To Remain Or Dwell Out Of Our Said County When And As Often As Your Occasions Shall Require, During Your Said Office Of Sheriff, So As You Take All Fitting Care That Such Your Absence Prove Not Prejudiciall To Our Service, And That You Return And Remain In Our Said County Upon Any Signification Of Our Pleasure To You For That Purpose By Our Privy Councill....' Countersigned At The Foot By Henry St John (1678-1751) 1St Viscount Bolingbroke. English Politician And Political Philosopher, Secretary Of State For The Northern Department 1710-13 And For The Southern Department 1713-14. With Integral Address Leaf Bearing The Remnants Of A Blind Embossed Paper Seal. A Light, Small Circular Stain At The Head Of The Document Only Very Slightly Affects The Queen'S Signature, Otherwise Vg International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction featuring The David Smith Collection & The Collection of a Gentleman March 2016 Saturday, 5th March 2016 Estimate: £600 – 800
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