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Sir Robert Brown (d.1760), 1st Baronet, of Westminster, Member of Parliament for Ilchester

[ Sir Robert Brown, 1st Baronet, of Westminster. ] Autograph Signature ('Rob Brown.') to Exchequer document.

Good firm and signature, repaired on reverse, on aged, worn and damaged page. Laid out in the usual fashion, with printed text completed in manuscript. Records payment to Brown on an annuity, as Assignee of Charles Williams'.

£60.00
Sir William Carew (1690-1744), 5th Baronet, of Antony, near Saltash, Cornwall, Tory Member of Parliament

[ Sir William Carew, Bart, of Antony, near Saltash, Cornwall. ] Autograph Signature ('W Carew') on Exchequer receipt.

On 19.5 x 19 cm. piece of paper. In fair condition, lightly aged and worn. Laid out in the usual way, with printed text completed in manuscript. Records payment of £9 11s 8d on an annuity. With signature of witness 'E Clark'. For more information on Carew, see his two entries in the History of...

£50.00
Sir William Dolben (1727-1814), Member of Parliament and abolitionist

[ Sir William Dolben, abolitionist. ] Autograph Signature ('W Dolben') to Exchequer receipt.

1p., 8vo.. Good firm and undamaged signature, on aged paper with damage along one margin. Laid out in the customary fashion, with printed text completed in manuscript. Records payment of fifty guineas to Dolben as assignee of 'Jno. Affleck & Sir Herbt. Mackworth'. Signature at foot of...

£100.00
[ Victorian women and the legal profession ] [ Sir Richard Harington (1861-1931) of Ridlington, 12th Baronet, judge ]

[ Victorian women and the legal profession. ] Illustrated humorous manuscript valentine poem, in the form of a 'Brief | for the opinion of Mr Harington', on what would happen if the 'ladies' appeared 'in wig and gown', with '”chambers” up in town.'

3pp., 4to. Bifolium. Folded in customary fashion, with 'Brief | for the opinion of Mr Harington' on the outside of the packet, beneath which, in another hand: 'Feby 14th. 1890 | Richard Harington Esq'. The author's hand is clearly disguised, as is usual with valentines, the writing being...

£120.00
Valens Comyn (1688-1751), English merchant and Member of Parliament, who made a fortune from speculating in privateering

[ Valens Comyn, English parliamentarian. ] Autograph Signature on Exchequer receipt.

1p., 8vo. On leaf extracted from an Exchequer receipt book. Good firm signature, undamaged, on document with creasing and heavy wear elsewhere. Laid out in customary style, with printed text completed in manuscript. Recording receipt by Comyn, as assignee of 'Hale' of fifty pounds on an annuity...

£150.00
Daniel Finch (1689-1769), 8th Earl of Winchilsea and 3rd Earl of Nottingham [ Lord Finch until 1730 ], British parliamentarian; John Shepherd, Deputy-Messenger to the Treasury

[ Daniel Finch, 8th Earl of Winchelsea and 3rd Earl of Nottingham. ] Autograph Signature ('Winchelsea & Nottingham') to manuscript Treasury receipt, made out in the hand of the witness John Shepherd.

1p., 8vo. In fair condition, on aged paper. The body of the letter, made out by the witness, reads: 'Received this 9th: day of Augt. 1732 of The Right Honble: Lord Onslow the Sum of Five hundred and fifty five pounds being in full of the annex'd order I say Recd: by me', with reiteration in the...

£80.00
Edmund Britiffe (c.1700-1770), Edmund Anguish (1702-1758), and George Grimston, Paymasters of Exchequer-Bills

[ Edmund Britiffe, Edmund Anguish, and George Grimston, Paymasters of Exchequer-Bills. ] Autograph Signatures ('E Britiffe | Edm: Anguish | Geo. Grimston') on part of an Exchequer receipt for £3500'.

On one side of an 18 x 17 cm. piece of paper. Laid out in the usual fashion, with printed text completed in manuscript. Begins (with manuscript text in square brackets): '[20th.] Day of [Dr.] 17[54.] | Received by us Edmund Britiffe, Edmund Anguish, and George Grimston, Paymasters of Exchequer-...

£145.00
Edward Garth-Turnour, 1st Earl Winterton (1734-1788), Fellow of the Royal Society, Irish peer and parliamentarian

[ Edward Garth-Turnour, 1st Earl Winterton. ] Autograph Signature ('Winterton') to an Exchequer receipt.

1p., 8vo. In fair condition, on aged and worn paper. Laid out in the usual fashion, with printed text completed in manuscript. Recording a payment of £60, on an annuity of £120, to 'Edwd Earl Winterton Assignee'. Signed at the foot, beside the signature of the witness '<?> Noble'.

£200.00
Francis Godolphin, 2nd Earl of Godolphin [ Viscount Rialton between 1706 and 1712 ] (1678-1766), nobleman and politician

[ Francis Godolphin, 2nd Earl of Godolphin. ] Autograph Signature ('Godolphin') on Exchequer receipt, as assignee of Hugh Chudleigh.

On a 21 x 19 cm. piece of paper. On aged and worn paper, with wear along one edge (not affecting signature). Laid out in the usual way, with printed text completed in manuscript. Records the receipt by 'ffra. Earl of Godolphin Ass Hugh Chudleigh' of £125 from an annuity. The customary...

£80.00
Francis Wollaston (1694-1774), scientist and Fellow of the Royal Society, father of the author and astronomer Francis Wollaston (1731-1815)

[ Francis Wollaston, scientist and Fellow of the Royal Society. ] Autograph Signature ('Francis Wollaston') to Exchequer receipt, with reference to his children 'Mary, Francis & George Wollaston'.

1p., 8vo. On aged paper, with particular wear to one edge. Laid out in the usual way, with printed text completed in manuscript. Good firm signature. Recording a payment of £150, on an annuity of £300 per annum, 'during the Life of [Mary, Francis & George Wollaston]' (his three surviving...

£150.00