[ Henry Clinton, 7th Earl of Lincoln, as Paymaster of the Forces; ] Autograph Signature ('Lincoln') to manuscript Exchequer receipt of £25,412 5s 6d for 'his [Maj]ties. Guards, Garrisons & Land Forces' in the aftermath of the 1715 Jacobite Rebellion.
1p., on 20 x 19.5 cm. piece of paper removed from Exchequer ledger. On aged paper with wear to extremities and hole in paper affecting one word of text. Lincoln's signature has a closed tear through it. An interesting military document, financing the British Army in the aftermath of the 1715 Jacobite Rebellion. Reads: 'Excheqr. Aprill 26th. 1716 | Receiv'd from the Rt. Honble. Sr. Richd. Onslow - One of the Tellers of his Maties. Exchequer the Sum of Twenty five thousand four hundred & Twelve Pounds five Shillgs. & Six pence - in part of an order dated Febry. 8th. 1715/6 for Seven hundred forty nine thousand & ninety eight Pounds nineteen Shilgs. & three pence half penny upon Acct. of his ties. Guards, Garrisons & Land Forces & the Contingent Charges thereunto belonging | Out of Loans on Land Tax Anno 1716'. Beside the word 'belonging' Lincoln has written 'I say rec'd'. Lincoln's signature is in the right-hand margin, and that of the witness 'Alexr. Strahan' is at the foot of the page. Docketed on reverse.