[Charles Pratt; America; Plantations] Section only of MS. Document (Secretarial text) Signed C. Pratt, memorialist as Attorney-General, concerning the Commissioners of Prizes and Plantations in America

Charles Pratt, 1st Earl Camden (1714-1794) judge and politician.
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Lincolns Inn Fields, 3 Dec. 1759.
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Surviving section 20 x 10cm, closed tears 2.5cm, edges sl. ragged, foxing but text fully legible. See images. Surviving text (secretarial): (Verso) in succession with the Office to the Memorialist he [presents?] himself well warranted to Charge the Accounts of Prizes - now under examination with the said ancient and usual fee of £5 pCent on all monies received by the Commissioners of Prizes taken and condemned in the Plantations in America And the memorialist accordingly moves your Lordships to issue an Order to the Commissioners for paying the same accordingly to the memorialist.; Verso, Which is Submitted to your Lordships Consideration | By your Lordships most Obed[ien]t Ser[van]t | C Pratt [signature] | Lincolns Inn Fields 3d Decr 1759. His interest in America was also revealed later when he opposed taxation without representation.