[John Manners, 3rd Duke of Rutland, patron of the arts.] Autograph Note Signed ('Rutland') to exchequer order.

John Manners, 3rd Duke of Rutland (1696-1779), patron of the arts and Whig politician
Publication details: 
[His Majesty's Receipt of Exchequer, London.] July 1742.
SKU: 20812

Printed and in manuscript on both sides of a ragged 19 x 19.5 cm piece of paper, extracted from an Exchequer document (the first page is headed in manuscript 'Bk | (608)'. Aged and ragged. The recto, printed and completed in manuscript explains that the document relates to the 'Repayment of Loan on the Duties on Salt, granted for the Service of the year 1741, and further continued for Seven Years from the 25th Day of March 1746'. The reverse is entirely in manuscript, in several hands, headed by a signed note of five lines by the Duke, with loss through wear at the right-hand margin: '[…] Assign Transferr [sic] & Set Over all my […] Property in & to the within Order & the […] belonging unto Richard Plumer Esq has [...]ministrators & Assigns Witness my hand […] of July 1742: | Rutland'.