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    English Royalty Archive Consisting of Thirteen Military Appointments. Appointments are dated between 1814 and 1862, and all are awarded to James Allen (6), David Frederick Allen (4), and David Allen (3). Most notably:
    Queen Victoria Appointment Signed. One page, 14" x 9.5", Court at St. James, January 30, 1856. Appointing David Frederick Allen to the rank of Ensign. Two blind embossed seals, and light ghosting from having been stored folded.
    Queen Victoria Appointment Signed. One page, 16" x 12", Court at Windsor, February 15, 1855. Appointing James Allen to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. Separations at folds professionally restored, toning and ghosting throughout.
    Balance of documents are in good to very good condition, with uneven toning and minor separations. Two documents have had the signatures and holographs traced.

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