Lot 59 of 429:
Manuscript letter signed by Queen Anne, 1708  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$660
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$1,000 - $1,500

Title:
Manuscript letter from Queen Anne authorizing a raise in pay to Dr. John Cockburn, Minister of the English Episcopal Church at Amsterdam
Author:
Anne, Queen of Great Britain and Ireland
Place:
Court of St. James, Westminster
Publisher:
Date:
1708
Description:

Framed manuscript letter from Queen Anne with portrait and placard. Letter: 35.5x22.5 cm (14x8¾"); frame: 67x75 cm (26¼x29½").

Signed by Queen Anne in in the 7th year of her reign. A letter written to "our true and welbeloved Spencer Compton Esq.", Paymaster of Pensions, on behalf of Dr. John Cockburn, Minister of the English Episcopal Church at Amsterdam, this framed document was formerly hung in San Francisco's Grace Cathedral.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Toning to leaf with folds and a few creases. Unexamined out of frame.
 
Item number:
305318
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