GRENVILLE (1st Baron, William Wyndham, 1759-1834, Speaker 1789, Prime Minister 1806-1807, from 1790 1st Baron) and Sir Robert LISTON (1742-1836, Diplomat)

Finely Penned Document signed by both, first by Liston as Ambassador to the United States, (1796-1800), who “humbly craves payment... of Extra Extraordinary Disbursements incurred in His Majesty’s Service” since “the 5th Day of July... 1800... transmitting his dispatches to and from New York... Journies... by himself and others, the Purchase of Official Papers and other incidental Disbursements”, and by Grenville (as Foreign Secretary), also signed “This Bill is agreeable to Practice Jas. Hammond”, 1 side 4to, Philadelphia, 10th October 1800 and Downing Street, 11th December

Sir Robert Liston was twice Ambassador to Constantinople as well as to Madrid, Stockholm and elsewhere. He got on particularly well with George Washington and left Anglo-American relations improved to an extent difficult to believe five years earlier.

Item Date:  1800

Stock No:  56570      £425

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