Lot 23
  • 23

Cromwell, Oliver.

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  • Document signed

  • ink on paper
ordering Sir John Wollaston to pay £21 to Adjutant General Thomas Sadler, being 42 day's pay for service in Ireland, with subscribed acknowledgement of receipt countersigned by Sadler, 1 page, folio, 14 December 1649, docketed, stained, repaired at folds, remains of guard

Catalogue Note

A document signed by Cromwell during his notorious Irish campaign, just months after the infamous massacres at Drogedha and Wexford. Cromwell's army spent the winter of 1649-50 at Youghal, Co. Cork.
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