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    King George III Document Signed. "George R.". One page, docketed on the recto, 13.25" x 9.25". Our Court at Carlton House; November 30, 1811. Paper seal affixed at the left margin. A military appointment, naming Hugh Moore, Gent. to the rank of lieutenant of "the Nineteenth, or First Yorkshire Riding Regiment of Foot Commanded by Our Trusty and Well Beloved Major General Tomkyns Hilgrove Turner". Of note is the mention of Turner, a man perhaps best known for escorting the legendary Rosetta Stone to England from Egypt.
    Condition: Scattered foxing, with deep folds, toning, and a small chip at the left edge.


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