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    King George III Document Signed "George R," one page, 13.25" x 9.25". Our Court at St. James's, May 31, 1798. Paper seal affixed with red wax at the left margin. Countersigned "Portland" as Home Secretary. William Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland, was Prime Minister for eight months in 1783 and from 1807-1809. George III, last King of the American colonies, appoints Thomas Kelson "Ensign in the Knole Volunteers whereof George Stone Esq is Captain but not to take Rank in Our Army except during the Time of the said Corps being called out into actual Service." Light foxing. Fine condition.

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    February, 2008
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