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ALS in the third person to Sir James Cockburn, 1 page 8vo, St. James’s, 18 November 1834, authorizing Cockburn make a representation on his behalf to the Duke of Wellington, framed with an engraved portrait of William IV, the letter reading: ‘The King authorizes Sr. James Cockburn to visit on the Duke of Wellington to represent to His Grace H. M. Pleasure that the Whole of the Recruiting Parties of the Four Divisions of the Royal Marines be not called in to Head Quarters.’ The Duke of Wellington had assumed the premiership only the day before, 17 November 1834. Framed with engraved portrait on right
h. 7 w. 4-3/4 in. (sight) overall dimensions: 14-3/4 x 17-1/4 in.

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Estimate $200 - $300Mar 19, 2017
Bedford, NY, USA