DescriptionKing George III of England Document Signed "George R." One page, 24" x 16", Court at St. James, December 18, 1789. The document reads in part, "…Whereas we have thought it necessary for the encouragement of our Subjects trading to or residing in North America, to appoint a Consul to the States of Massachusetts Bay, Rhode Island, Connecticut and New Hampshire to take care of their Affairs and to aid and assist them in all their lawful Concerns, and endeavor to procure for them that Justice and Equity which shall be agreeable to the Peace and good Correspondence established between us and the United States…" It was during George's reign that Britain lost many of its colonies in North America. He is believed to have suffered from the blood disease, porphyria that caused his legendary mental illness and odd behavior.
The document is in Very Fine condition; usual folds are present; docketing information present on verso. From the Henry E. Luhrs Collection. Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA.
Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Small Flat (view shipping information)
Sales Tax information | Terms and Conditions
Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments
Glossary of Terms
Buyer's Premium per Lot:
19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.
Opens about 01/02/2018
- Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
- Bid online
- Free Collector newsletter
- Want List with instant e-mail notifications
- Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
- Cash Advances
- More Bidders
- Trusted Experts
- Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
Learn about consigning with us
The resulting auction of my property overwhelmed me. I want to thank Tom Slater and the Heritage team for a very satisfactory experience and profitable result with my historical consignment.View More Testimonials
HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)