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Lot 229

George III. Partly-printed document signed ("George R"), vellum, 10 x 14 in., Court of St. James, May 20, 1761. Appointing Charles Watson an ensign in the 25th Regiment of Foot, commanded by the King's "wellbeloved cousin William Earl of Horne, Lieutenant General of Our Forces." Signed at top left in the first year of his reign. At lower right is the scarce signature of Bute (John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute, 1713-1792), the Scottish favorite who was George's tudor in the 1750s and dominated him during the first five years of his reign.
Estimated Value $400 - 600.

Realized $400

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