MONCK, George, 1st Duke of Albemarle, letters, autographs, documents, manuscripts



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MONCK, George, 1st Duke of Albemarle (1608-1670). Military & naval commander.
Letter Signed ('Albemarle') to Sir Stephen Fox (1627-1716, paymaster general), 1 page folio, 14 August 1667. Ordering Fox to pay Philip [Stanhope], Earl of Chesterfield, the sum of £833 9s 4d due to Chesterfield's regiment; with a receipt signed by William Stanhope on the reverse and contemporary endorsements on the second leaf.
Samuel Pepys's diary has frequent references to Sir Stephen Fox (and his wife, whom Pepys admired) and George Monck (whom Pepys despised).
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