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Charles II letter signed ''Charles R'' as reigning King of England. Letter is datelined Whitehall, 1 April 1672. Addressed to the Attorney or Solicitor General, letter reads in part, ''prepare a Bill for Our Royall signature...containing a Grant to Sir Frescheville Holles and Henry Smith...Walk & Baylywick in Our New Forest...'' Countersigned by Secretary of State John Trevor. Single-page letter measures 7.5'' x 12''. Moderate foxing, separations at folds repaired with tissue to verso and remnants of prior mounting on sides of verso. A modern pencil notation to lower left corner shows the dates of Charles' life and reign. Very good condition.
King Charles II Restoration Period Letter Signed
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