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showing them both full length in court dress, he is in uniform holding his helmet and she is wearing a long evening dress and diamond tiara, 11" x 8", no place, no date
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image of Signature (Thomas, 1735-1822, Anglo-Scottish banker and founder of Coutts Bank)

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on small piece, laid down, no place, no date
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image of Fine large photo signed and inscribed (Sir William Richard Morris, 1st Viscount, 1877-1963, Motor Magnate & Philanthropist, designer of the Bullnose Morris in 1921)

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sincerely yours W. R. Morris", showing him half length with his arms folded, wearing a suit and tie, looking straight at the camera and smiling, 15" x 12", no place, no date
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image of Inscribed but unsigned Visiting Card as Papal Nuncio to Berlin, (1876-1958, Eugenio Pacelli, from 1939 Pope)

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with his name and titles in French and a note in his small precise hand in Italian, with translation, thanking his correspondent for their letter of the 27th June "with its enclosed postal order", 1 side 2½" x 4½", Berlin, 2nd July Pacelli was appointed Nuncio to Bavaria in 1917 (there was none to Prussia or the… Read more
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saying he is "the hare with many friends - You are the fourth person in Torquay who has asked me to lunch" and hoping the Pengellys will visit in the spring, 2 sides 8vo., 22nd November
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saying that he "will not have a Stable, as it is much too expensive. He will acquaint you in a few Days, where you are to send his Marquee &c", 1 side 4to., Dover, 27th May n.y., c. spike hole without loss
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saying "I understand you would like Roger on the Bench" and asking for a letter saying that that is "the unanimous wish of the Bench that he should be appointed, instead of Col. Groom, who is not likely to attend any more", with original envelope (lacks stamp), 1 side 8vo, Holkham, Norfolk, 12th March n.y., c. Lord… Read more
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Life insurance receipt signed

by EIGHTEENTH CENTURY RECEIPT

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for the sum of £2.17s received for "assurance of the sum of £100 upon the life of his wife Peggy Tiffin ...", signed by the trustees, 1 side 4to, with revenue stamp at the head, Society for Equitable Assurances on Lives and Survivorships, 6th November
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and to his Heirs & Assigns for ever ... All that our whole Estate ... at the Holin Tree [on verso, 'Holling Tree'] in Ingleton viz: one Mansion ... with one Barn one Stable & all other Edifices thereunto Belonging, Likwise one Orchard two Gardens one Croft all Adjoyning ... to the Lands of Richard Foxcroft on the East… Read more
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(John Ellis of Belgrave, Leicestershire, 1789-1862, M.P.) saying he "will not go the length of saying that I have no special value for the bird ... killed on Charnwood Forest" but is "not proof against such a temptation" as the offer made "for the last specimen preceding mine which was shot in England", which he thinks disproportionate "let it… Read more
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of Messrs Spottiswoode and Robertson, returning the amended draft of his will (not present) with instructions on the jewels and a discretionary power to his trustees or executors to sell or to let his house in Green Street, London, for the sole benefit of his eldest son Viscount Dupplin, together with an autograph note asking Mr Robertson to inform… Read more
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saying "You will have seen the Circular from our committee ... in the mean time the safest course for Bondholders is to withold their signatures to Documents forwarded to them" (1st May 1868, headed 'Italian Irrigation'), "I have sent the Circular (28 Ult.) of the New Defence Association. I cannot see any object to be obtained in joining… Read more
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Receipt signed with the mark

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of W & L Newall for a £5 legacy against which a claim may arise from a relative, 1 side oblong 8vo., with revenue stamp, 28th June
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(1821-1879, second son of John Ellis, 1789-1862), saying she was "obliged by your courtesy in sending me twelve copies of the Owl, altho I can well dispose of them, I should not certainly not have asked for so many, had I known they were not to be bought. Honour is due to those who stand forward in defence… Read more
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saying that "Mr Rabson tells me that some of the best Customers that have dealt with him since he has been in Trade, will immediately go to some other Shop if the Goods which they have ordered are not sent home directly", he engages that "if you'll supply him with Hatts ... to the amount of one Hundred Pounds… Read more
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Autograph Letter Signed from Rish Allah to Henry Manby in London

by INVENTION OF A NEW RAILWAY SLEEPER

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describing his invention of a new Railway Sleeper which he wishes to market, with a separate clerk written "Description of the newly invented economical composed railway sleeper", which had proved "in the experiences made upon a railway in Russia, to be, in respect of stability, perfectly equal to plain oak sleepers 9 feet long, 10 inches broad and 6… Read more
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Lord Mayor of London, asking him to "grant me an interview on a matter of National Importance and allow me to bring ... Mr Alan Stoneham whose letter in the Times of February 7th you may very possibly have seen", 2 sides 8vo., 6th March mounting strip on left margin of recto
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saying that at the "college meeting today ... the college accepted gladly" his kind offer, "we have no portrait of Sir John Cooke", 1666-1710, the civil lawyer, "it will be a great addition to our gallery ... We are deeply sensible of your kindness" (17th October 1924), unfortunately "it has not come, and I have heard nothing from the… Read more
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for the performance of the covenants in an Indenture of the same date [not present], saying that he "the son and heir of Richard Richardson late of Newell ... gentleman, deceased, am ... firmly bound to William Richardson senior of High Ferneley in Wike in the said County, gentleman, in the sum of £1,960 of good and lawful money… Read more
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leaving to his son Jonathan his dwelling in Woodbridge, with the Salthouse, two brick warehouses and a woodhouse, also his quay in Woodbridge with its warehouses and coalyard, and the utensils for refining salt, to his son Samuel property including a shipyard and dock, and two smiths' forges, to Benjamin the dwelling and salthouse etc. in Manningtree (Essex), now… Read more
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