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    King George III of the United Kingdom Document Signed "George R." as king countersigned by the Duke of Portland. Four pages, 9.75" x 15", Court of St. James, March 25, 1796. In part, "...we do hereby authorize and empower you from time to time as occasion may require, to convene, or cause to be assembled, General Courts Martial, for the Trial and Punishment of Mutiny and Desertion, or any other offence committed against the Rules of Military Discipline, by any Officer or Soldier under your command..." Very Good condition; minor old repairs on weak folds, seal mostly intact, very large and bold signature. Great for display. Typewritten transcript included. From the Henry E. Luhrs Collection. Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA.

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    February, 2006
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