Skip to main content
Go to accessibility options

    Description

    Charles Cornwallis Appointment Signed. One page, 15.25" x 12.25", no place; June 18, 1785. A document appointing "Thomas Proctor to be One of my Deputy-Lieutenants, for and in the Said Tower-Hamlets, and the Liberties thereof, to act, execute and perform the said Office to the Intent that...you may execute and perform all and every the Powers contained in the several Acts of Parliament in that Case..." Signed as Constable of the Tower of London, "Cornwallis." Countersigned by John Gore.

    Condition: Stray pencil mark crosses one letter in Cornwallis's signature. Foxed and rubbed with bumped corners. Pencil notation to recto and verso.


    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2021
    6th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 253

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $300,000 (minimum $49), plus 20% of any amount between $300,000 and $3,000,000, plus 15% of any amount over $3,000,000 per lot.

    Sold on Nov 6, 2021 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 13 days left to consign to the 2022 February 11 Manuscripts Signature® Auction !

    Learn about consigning with us

    This was my first time dealing with an auction house, and I am 100% completely impressed with Heritage. There is not an aspect of this process that I have a critique for.
    Darryl S.,
    Stuart, FL
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search