DescriptionVictoria, Queen of Great Britain, Document Signed. Two page, front and verso, February 19, 1851, Saint James, London. The document is countersigned on the verso by Sir George Grey, the home secretary of the day and has three stamps; a blind embossed the Royal Arms, a blind tax stamp, and an ink filing stamp "21-2-51". Sold with a fine 1870 engraving of Queen Victoria, 8" x 11". The "Victoria" signature on the document is particularly large and strong.
The document says that in the case of embezzlement against Samuel Bates and Richard Gwillym the Queen, "being graciously pleased condescend" to grant John Arthur Roebuck a Royal License to be "of Counsel" for the petitioner, Samuel Donaldson.
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