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    Elizabeth II Signed Grant of Dignity. "Elizabeth R", 13" x 16". Signed by Elizabeth the Second, this document is the "Grant of Dignity of a Knight Commander of the Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George to Oscar Charles Morland, Esq." Queen Elizabeth's signature is boldly written across the top corner just above the official seal of The Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George. Page contains some folding, but is otherwise in fine condition.


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    Proclamation Elizabeth's full title, then continues: "Whereas We have thought fit to nominate and appoint you to be a Member of the Second Class or Knights Commanders of Our Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George. We do by these present grant unto you the Dignity of a Knight Commander of Our said Most Distinguished Order, and We do hereby authorize you to have hold, and enjoy the said Dignity as a Member of the Second Class or Knights Commanders of Our said Most thereunto belonging or appertaining." The Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George is a modern order of Chivalry recognizing services made to the commonwealth or foreign nations. Members are not awarded entry into the order, but are nominated and appointed. Oscar Charles Morland was granted entry due to his accomplishments as the English ambassador to Japan.



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