Lot 32: 1800 KING GEORGE III Ornately Illustrated Manuscript Large Vellum Document
Historic Autographs, Civil War Encased Postage Stamps, Colonial, Revolutionary War, Federal Era, Coins, Currency, Medals
December 10, 2016
Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USALive Auction
Attractive Illustrated (King George III) Vellum Document
(KING GEORGE III) (1738-1820). King of Great Britain and Ireland from 1760 during the French & Indian War through the American Revolutionary War, until his death in 1820.
February 12, 1800-Dated Federal Period, handsomely calligraphed, Large Manuscript Document, Not signed, 1 page, on Vellum Parchment, measuring 35" x 28.75" (folded to 12" x 8.25"), Fine. Issued at Westminster, England in the name of King George III. A superb ornately bordered, with Hand-drawn Portrait of King George III at the upper left which measures 7.5" x 8.5, and Drawn Royal Portraiture along the top (25" x 4.5"), left edge (2" x 18"), and right edge (2" x 25"). Thomas Sewell is the demandant (plaintiff) against tenant Hannibal Sandys for a large amount of land. Recovery is granted. Ideal for framing and display.