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apologising for the dictated reply as he is "overwhelmed with correspondence. I am so sorry we do not see eye to eye in this matter Of course it is a military question and those who, like myself, don't know absolutely all the military facts, cannot form a perfect judgement. My own view is that, under the… Read more
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saying that "we must ascertain the possibility of our marching before twelve o'clock, for if Capt Scott marches, we must follow. Be so kind as to send the ... to Catp Scott, and to let the Field Officer of the day know that he is to march ...", 1 side 4to., no place, 27th March Cornwallis… Read more
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image of Signature on verso of part of a Treasury Order (James, senior, 1657-1721, M.P., Director of the East India Company, Joint Postmaster General 1715-1720, and political 'fixer')

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for future repayment of a loan of "for the Service of the War, Anno 1710", Craggs assigns his right in the Order "and Tally thereunto belonging unto the Sovereign Lords of the Laudable Canton of Berne", printed with MS additions, 2 sides 3¼" x 9", 18th March 1711, new style lacks lower portion Craggs amassed great wealth… Read more
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showing him seated, half length, with a penetrating look, 11½" x 8½", London,
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image of Document signed by all three as Lords of the Treasury, (Laurence Hyde, 1641-1711, 1st Earl, brother-in-law of James II), DERING (Sir Edward, 1625-1684, 2nd Bt.), and GODOLPHIN (Sidney, 1645-1712, 1st Earl, Queen Anne's Lord High Treasurer),

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ordering the repayment of £51 19s 11d with interest to Aldermen Gardiner and Osborne of Norwich, for quartering "severall of Captaine George Littletons Soldiers in the Regiment of his Highness the Duke of Yorke ... for Severall days ... deducted out of their pay", to be taken from the £296462 17s 3d voted "for Paying off, and Disbanding the… Read more
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pencilled note of artist 'G. Eynsford R.A.' [sic, we have not traced him], blind stamp of the Reform Club, no date, c.
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agreeing that "the question of Sir Charles' peerage stands upon the best grounds", but going on to explain as regards its timing that, while Sir Charles was desirous both of employment and of the peerage he considered due "to his character and honour", Sir Charles attached more importance to the peerage "at least in point of time", and correcting… Read more
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image of Wry humorous verses on the South African War, 1899-1902, unsigned,

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in imitation of 'Cock Robin', beginning "Who caused the Boers' Rebellion 'I' said the people's Willy, With my speeches so silly I caused that Rebellion", beginning thus with the Kaiser, and continuing with the Queen's Speech, Childers, Roberts, Kimberley, "Who advised surrender ?" ('lowly' John Bright), "Who signed the treaty ?" (Evelyn Wood), Cairns, "Who… Read more
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