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Warrant for the payment of twenty guineas, 1798 April 24.
George III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820.
Ink on paper
12 1/2" x 8"; 32 x 21 cm.; 1 item (1 page)
Gift of Caldwell Consistory, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania

Manuscript document signed by George III, dated April 24, 1798 at the Court of St. James (royal court of England); King George III of Great Britain signs a Royal Warrant that permits Monsieur Dutendas to transmit twenty guineas to his wife who resided at Montreuil-sur-Mer (the Pas-de-Calais, France). The warrant refers to the "Act for preventing money or effects in the hands of His Majesty's subjects, belonging to or disposable by persons resident in France."; also signed by the Earl of Portland. Forms part of the Elwell Autograph Collection.