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ANNE (1665-1714). Queen of Great Britain and Ireland.
Letter Signed and subscribed in French ('Mon Frere / Votre bonne Soeur / Anne R'), to the duke of Lorraine, 2 pages folio with address-leaf, St James's, 23 April 1709. Assuring him of her continued mutual friendship, and supporting the interests and honour of his house. Referring to his support of the Grand Alliance, she says he will be compensated for not getting the duchy of Montferrat.
£1550 / $2046 / €1798 [No: 26256]
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CHARLES II (1630-1685). King of England, Scotland and Ireland.
Letter Signed (Charles R' at the head) addressed to 'ye Clerke of Our Signet attending', 1 page folio, Whitehall, 10 May, 13 Charles II [1661]. With integral second leaf bearing the endorsement 'Hutchinson office of Cormorantes / done' and the date. Countersigned by Sir Edward Nicholas (1593-1669, Secretary of State).
£1750 / $2310 / €2030 [No: 26610]
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ELIZABETH, Queen (1900-2002). Consort of King George VI.
Christmas card signed, undated (traces of mounting on the back), with an inside picture showing a picture of her river-side Balmoral residence, Birkhall. The front of the card bears an embossed golden coronet.
£175 / $231 / €203 [No: 24267]
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FREDERICK II, The Great (1712-1786). King of Prussia.
Document Signed (hastily written 'Guht / Frederich'), 1 page folio with countersignature of Samuel von Marschall in the bottom right and the date, 12 May 1742. The text is also in the hand of von Marschall (1683-1749), finance minister to Frederick II.
£875 / $1155 / €1015 [No: 26417]
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GEORGE I (1660-1727). King of Great Britian and Ireland. Elector of Hanover.
Document Signed, a good bold signature, 1 page folio on vellum with papered seal and blue revenue stamps, given at St James's 11 January 1714/15. Appointing John Nutt to be a lieutenant in the regiment commanded by Lieutenant General William Seymour, the Queen's Regiment of Foot.
£850 / $1122 / €986 [No: 26553]

GEORGE II (1683-1760). King of Great Britain and Ireland. Elector of Hanover.
Document Signed, 1 page folio (oblong) on vellum with embossed blue revenue stamps (lacking papered seal), given at the court of St James's, 31 October 1733. Appointing Wenman Nutt an ensign in the regiment of foot commanded by Lord Cadogan.
£450 / $594 / €522 [No: 26544]

GEORGE III (1738-1820). King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.
Document Signed twice ('George R' and 'approved G.R.'), 1 page folio with integral docketed second leaf (repairs to the folds), no place, 1 January 1805. Approving the request for twelve officers to be placed on the staff of the Army serving in Ireland.
£425 / $561 / €493 [No: 24551]

GEORGE III (1738-1820). King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.
Document Signed ('approved G.R.' in an unsteady hand), 1 page 4to with integral docketed second leaf (somewhat soiled, repaired folds), no place, 17 September 1807. Seeking approval for Brigadier General R.C. Ferguson to be placed on the staff of the army serving in Canada.
£185 / $244 / €214 [No: 24547]

GEORGE IV (1762-1830). King of Great Britain and Ireland and king of Hanover.
Document Signed as king, 1 page folio on vellum with papered seal, given at Carlton House, 10 January 1822. Appointing Eaton Monins adjutant to the 52nd or Oxfordshire regiment of foot commanded by Lieutenant General Sir Hildebrand Oakes.
£425 / $561 / €493 [No: 26188]
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JAMES II (1633-1701). King of England, Scotland and Ireland.
Letter Signed in French ('Votre affectionné Cousin / Jacques R'), to Cardinal Cacia, 1 page folio with address-leaf, St Germain en Laye, 24 January 1698. Thanking the cardinal for his letter of seasonal greetings and for his continued good will, and conveying his own testimony of friendship
£1750 / $2310 / €2030 [No: 26416]
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[KENT, Edward Augustus, Duke of (1767-1820). Father of Queen Victoria.]
Series of letters by Prince Edward's long-standing mistress, Thérèse-Bernardine de Saint Laurent, comtesse de Montegenêt, Paris, 1820-1823. Twelve long Autograph Letters Signed signed 'T.B. comtesse de Montgenet', largely to Mr Pocock, in fluent but but not always accurate English. Bound in paper-covered boards (modern tape repair) similar to Middle-Hill boards.
£1250 / $1650 / €1450 [No: 25933]
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MARIE LOUISE (1791-1847). Empress of the French. Second wife of Napoleon I.
Attractive Document Signed, 1 page large folio (oblong, slight soiling in the margins) on vellum with decorative border, Palais des Tuileries, 15 December 1811. Signed also by Cardinal Fesch, Napoleon's uncle, nominating the Baronne de Lacour as a 'Dame de la Société de la Charité maternelle'.
£850 / $1122 / €986 [No: 25162]

MARIE THERESE (1638-1683). Queen consort of Louis XIV of France.
Document Signed ('Marie Terese'), 1 page folio (oblong) on vellum, 12 October 1665. Appointing as head baker to her household Jacques Lannier (or Asnier) in succession his father, Antoine Lannier.
£450 / $594 / €522 [No: 21206]
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ORLEANS, Louis, duc d' (1822-1897). Fourth son of Louis-Philippe; leader of the Orleanists.
Autograph Letter Signed in French to an unnamed correspondent ('Mon cher Comte'), 2 pages 8vo, 5 rue de Castiglione, Paris, 16 May 1872. Accepting, on his own and his son's behalf, an invitation to dine, at which they will meet Madame de Montalembert.
£45 / $59 / €52 [No: 24024]
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RAINIER III, Prince (1923-2005). Sovereign Prince of Monaco.
Typewritten Letter Signed to Miss Doris Stewart in Cheshire, 1 page 4to on flimsy paper with the royal crest at the top, Palace of Monaco, 11 June 1970. Thanking Miss Stewart for her birthday wishes and enclosing a colour postcard-sized photogaph of himself, Princess Grace, Prince Albert and the princesses Caroline and Stephanie.
£85 / $112 / €98 [No: 25639]
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VICTORIA (1819-1901). Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.
Document Signed, 1 page folio on vellum with papered seal, given at St James's, 17 March 1847. Slight foxing and a little worn at the edges. Appointing Eaton Monins to the rank of major-general in the army. Countersigned by Fox Maule[-Ramsay], second baron Panmure and eleventh earl of Dalhousie ('Panmure'), secretary of state for war.
£285 / $376 / €330 [No: 26194]
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WILLIAM III (1650-1702). King of England, Scotland and Ireland, and prince of Orange.
Document Signed, 1 page folio on vellum with the papered seal intact (age-worn with a some holes slightly affecting the text, a little faint), Breda, 22 May 1694. Countersigned in the lower left hand corner by William Blathwayt (ca 1650-1717).
£850 / $1122 / €986 [No: 26460]

WILLIAM IV (1765-1837). King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.
Document Signed, 1 page folio on vellum with papered seal, given at St James's, 8 January 1836. Appointing Eaton Monins to the rank of lieutenant-colonel in the 69th regiment of foot. Countersigned by Lord Glenelg. In fine clean condition with a particularly large signature in the upper right hand corner.
£285 / $376 / €330 [No: 26193]
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