A Catalogue of Rare, and Valuable Autograph Letters, Historical Documents and Authors' Original Manuscripts

A Catalogue of Rare, and Valuable Autograph Letters, Historical Documents and Authors' Original Manuscripts

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...Cracroft. 12 s. 292 JAMES I when James VI of Scotland. A. I. s., 1 page, folio. Maister I pray you send me with this bearare gray fairfax for he will stand me in maist speciall steadd at this tyme & I promeis you upon my honoure ye sall have youre choyce betwixt (this) & fastrounis evin (Shrove Tuesday) of any hunting horse in my staible except tua, in earnest I pray you send him immediately, fair weill. I pray you anis againe send him. Your freind as befoire, Jambs R. Excessively rare as a holograph.; lOO 293 JAMES I when James VI of Scotland. HIS ROYAL SIGN MANUAL to a document on paper, with fine seal. 1 page, 4to. Holy rood House, ith February, 1586. Commanding that certain officers of the King who are past the age of sixty and have become weak are to " abyde at hame fra all and sindrie our raidis raids wearis wars," etc. James I's mother--Mary Queen of Scots--was executed on 8 Feb. 1587. K 294 JAMES II when Duke of York. HIS ROYAL SIGN MANUAL to a letter, 2 pages, folio, with seal. Whitehall, 12th June 1666. To Horatio Lord Townshend. Requesting him to impress or cause to be imprest in the County of Norfolk 200 able Mariners and seamen & to send them to Yarmouth.. 6 6. 295 JAMES II AND LORDCHANCELLORCLARENDON JAMES II when Duke of York. HIS ROYAL SIGN MANUAL to a letter, with seal. 1 page, folio. Whitehall, 3 December 1667. To Horatio Lord Towneshend. " Whereas the King my Soveraigne Lord and Brother hath been pleased to signify his pleasure unto Mee that I should forthwith send Orders to the severall Ports of this Kingdome that all care and dilligence be used to prevent and hinder the escape of the Earle of Clarendon who is lately withdrawne," etc., etc. This very fine letter is Historically Important. The "Dictionary of National...show more

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  • Paperback | 58 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 122g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236677439
  • 9781236677433