GEORGE III (1738-1820). King of the United kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.
Document Signed (a fine signature), 1½ pages folio on paper (affected by damp in the left hand margin, not affecting the text), St James's, 16 November 1791. Addressed at the foot to the paymasters of the forces, and countersigned by Sir George Yonge (1732-1812) and on the reverse by four others including Lord Mornington. With an engraved portrait.
Authorising the payment of £193 3s. 10d. to Captain Alexander Perkins Lindsay for the pay of his foot soldiers and sundry expenses.
'Our Will & Pleasure is, that out of such Monies as are in or shall come to your hands from the Sum voted & appropriated to defray Charges incurred by the last Armament, you do pay unto Our Trusty & Welbeloved Captain Alexander Perkins Lindsay, the Sum of One hundred, ninety three Pounds, three Shillings & tenpence, without deduction, being for the Levy Money & Pay of sundry Non Commissioned Officers & Private Men raised by him towards forming an Independent Company of Foot, in pursuance of Our Warrant bearing date the 13th day of October 1790, and also for divers expences attending the said Service ...'The endorsement to the document records that the payment was made from the Treasury Chambers on 11 April 1792.
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