Lot 432: Albert Prince

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2016-02-24 17:01:27

Lot 432: Albert Prince: (1819-1861) Prince Consort Of The United Kingdom, Husband Of Queen Victoria. D.S., Albert, As Steward For His Son Albert Edward, Prince Of Wales, Two Pages, Folio, N.P., 6Th May 1842. The Manuscript Document Appoints George Freeth Of Lincolns Inn Fields To Be A Deputy Steward For The Duchy Of Cornwall And Authorises And Empowers Him 'To Do All Things Belonging And Appertaining To The Office Of Steward....In As Full And Ample A Manner As I Myself Could Do If Personally Present At The Doing Thereof.....' Boldly Signed By Prince Albert At The Conclusion Alongside A Small Red Wax Seal. With Blank Integral Leaf. Some Very Light, Minor Age Wear And Some Slight Splitting At The Folds (Neatly And Professionally Strengthened In A Few Places). About Vg Queen Victoria Had Given Birth To Prince Albert Edward On 9Th November 1841. Being Her First Son, He Became The Prince Of Wales, Duke Of Saxony And Duke Of Cornwall. His Father, Prince Albert, As Illustrated By The Present Document, Was Steward Of The Affairs Of The Duchy Of Cornwall Until His Son Became Of Age. The Young Prince Would Have Only Been Six Months Old When His Father Signed The Present Document. International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction featuring The David Smith Collection & The Collection of a Gentleman March 2016 Saturday, 5th March 2016 Estimate: £250 - 350
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