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    Queen Victoria Document Signed at top "Victoria R" as queen. One page partially printed, 8.25" x 13.5", November 3, 1896, "Given at Our Court at Balmoral". Appointing Captain William Pulteney Pulteney of the Scots Guards "to be a Member of Our Distinguished Service Order". Countersigned by the 5th Marquess of Lansdowne as "The Principal Secretary of State having the Department of War for the same being". Victoria (1819 - 1901), the queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from June 20, 1837, and the first Empress of India from May 1, 1876, used Balmoral Castle in Scotland as one of her royal residences. This document, which has archival tape around its edges, is matted to an overall size of 12" x 16". With light blue paper seal; horizontal folds. Very good condition.

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