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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.

Wenman Nutt and his wife Mary were both witnesses in the adultery trial of Dame Anne Colleton, accused of giving birth to a child which could not be her husband's as he was away in South Carolina for a considerable time prior to the birth.

£450 [No: 26544]
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