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ANSON-39785-1.jpg REPORT OF THE FRENCH MEN OF WAR CAPTURED BY ANSON AND WARREN IN THE FIRST BATTLE OF CAPE FINISTERRE
[ANSON (Baron George, 1697-1762, First Lord of the Admiralty) and Admiral Sir Peter WARREN (1703-1752, Irish Naval Officer)]

Fine Document listing the French ships that have been captured reporting that "Early this morning, Capt Dennis, of his Majesty's Ship the Confusion, arrived Express from the Admirals Anson & Warren, with Advice that on the 3rd Inst. they fell in with a French Fleet Outward Bound, and have taken the following Men of War, and Five Ships for the East Indies, with a Number of Others bound for other Ports. Capt. Granville, of the Faulkland Man of War, is Kill'd and Commodore Boscawen is wounded. Several of our Men of War were in Pursuit of about Twenty Eight Sail of Merchant Ships who had run from their Convoy ...", there is the a listing of the French Men of War, their guns and the men captured, "L'Invincible .. 74 guns ... 650 Men, Le Serieux .. 64 ... 550, Le Diamond ... La Gloire ... La Ruby ... Le Jafon .... Le Philibeus. ... Le Apollon ... La Thetis ... Le Diamond ..." coming to a total of 396 guns and 2910 Men, signed as examined by Yorke, 1 side folio, Lloyds, 16th May

Item Date:  1747
Stock No:  39785      £1750

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AUSTIN (Alfred, 1835-1913, Poet Laureate)

Fine signature and inscription "yours faithfully", 4½" x 3½", no place, no date

Item Date:  0
Stock No:  39755      £15

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BROUNCKER (Sir William, Viscount, 1620-1684, Commissioner for the Admiralty, Mathematician, 1st President of the Royal Society 1662, helped Charles II design a yacht)

Fine Autograph document signed requesting a "tally of Assignement may be struck ..." for the Sheriff of Worcestershire in 1657, Thomas Turvey "for the said Sheriffe upon his Accompt for the same yeare for the said summe of six pounds - witnes my hand this xviii the day of December 1661", 1 side 4to., no place, 19th December

Item Date:  1661
Stock No:  39739      £275

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CAMPBELL-39747-1.jpg "I AM INDEED MUCH STRONGER THAN A MAN"
CAMPBELL (Mrs Patrick, born Beatrice Stella Tanner, 1865-1940, Actress)

Autograph Letter signed "Beatrice Stella Campbell" to Mrs Cole thanking her for her "kind letter & congratulations - I am indeed much stronger than a man", 1 side 8vo., Lyceum Theatre, 27th September

Item Date:  1896
Stock No:  39747      £75

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[CHARLES (Philip Arthur George, b. 1948, Prince of Wales)

Christmas card showing the Three Wise Men with their cames looking up at the Star, with 'O star of Wonder' below, picture and lettering hand coloured by him in many shades of crayon, signed and inscribed inside in ink to "Ian ([nursery footman] with best wishes", 5½" x 4½", no place, npoo date, circa

Item Date:  1956
Stock No:  39775      £295

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