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    Gibraltar Early Manuscript Lot. Rare collection of 25 official British financial documents, mostly 8vo and 4to, Gibraltar, ca. 1790-1820. A representative sampling includes the following: Letter Signed, "Robt Boyd", one page, June 30, 1793. A request by the Governor for reimbursement of funds; Document Signed, "Robt Boyd", 2 pages, June 20, 1793. An itemized list of 33 expenditures; Manuscript Document Signed, "Charles Barnett", "Account of a Boat and Crew employed Guarding and Assisting Quarantine Vessels in the Bay", one page, March 31, 1802; Letter Signed, "Jas. Drummond", one page, March, 1807. Financial statement for the garrison; Partially printed receipt for 200 Mexican silver dollars, 2 pages on 4 pages with docketing, May 7, 1806; Partially printed Document Signed, "Colin Campbell", one page, October 24, 1810. a pay warrant signed by the Governor. All items are lightly toned and pleasantly aged as expected. Overall fine condition.

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    October, 2006
    12th-13th Thursday-Friday
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