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CHARLES II (1630-1685). King of England.
Letter Signed, addressed at the foot to Sir Stephen Fox, paymaster-general of the land forces, 1 page folio with endorsed leaf, Whitehall, 6 April 1670/1. Ordering the payment of £8 to Dr John Troutbeck, surgeon to the Queen's Troop of Guards, for medicaments for one year. Troutbeck's signed receipt overleaf.
'... Charles R
'Our Will and and Pleasure is That out of such monies as are or shall come to your hands for Contingent uses for Our Forces & Guarrisons in England You Pay unto Our welbeloved Doctor John Troutbeck Chirurgion to Our Dearest Consort the Queene's Troope of Guards the sume of Eight Pounds the same being due unto him for Medicaments for the said Troopes for one yeare commencing the 25th of September 1669 and ending the 24th or September 1670. And for soe doing this Our Warrant together with the Acquittance of the said Doctor Troutbeck Confessing the Receipt thereof shall be your discharge. Given att Our Court at Whitehall the 6th: of Aprill 1670 in the 22th
[sic]yeare of our Reigne.
'To Our trusty & welbeloved servant Sr: Stephen Fox Knight Paymaster Generall to Our Land Forces and Guarrisons in England.'

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