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GEORGE III | document signed, addressed to Lord High Chancellor Lord Eldon, 1802

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Estimate:

400 to - 600 GBP

GEORGE III | document signed, addressed to Lord High Chancellor Lord Eldon, 1802

GEORGE III | document signed, addressed to Lord High Chancellor Lord Eldon, 1802

Estimate:

400 to - 600 GBP

Lot sold:

687

GBP

GEORGE III


DOCUMENT SIGNED ("GEORGE R"), ADDRESSED TO LORD CHANCELLOR LORD ELDON


requiring him to affix the Great Seal to the Commission appointing James Talbot "to be Secretary to our Extraordinary Embassy to the First Consul of the French Republic", 2 pages, folio, Royal papered seal, countersigned by the Foreign Secretary, Lord Hawkesbury, September 1802, [with:] a copy of the commission, 3 pages, folio, integral blank, in Latin, stab-stitched with blue silk ribbon


A DOCUMENT ESTABLISHING BRITAIN'S FIRST EMBASSY TO NAPOLEON. Charles Whitworth was appointed Ambassador to France following the Peace of Amiens, with James Talbot as his Secretary. The men arrived in Paris in November 1802.


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Minor fraying to ribbon. Slight browning at creasing


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