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1694 HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT LETTER OUTLINING THE MALADIES OF THE ARMY OF KING LOUIS XIV FROM THE SOON TO BE FAMOUS HERO OF THE SIEGE OF ENTREVAUX

By: CAPTAIN DE LA CONTARDIERE

Price: $1,195.99

Publisher: ENTREVAUX FRANCE, 1694

Seller ID: 0001096

Condition: Very Good


On offer is a superb manuscript letter dated 29th of September Entrevaux handwritten by the noted Captain de la Contardiere interesting letter on a variety of military subjects: the King's ordnances being stolen, a Council of War, a large number of maladies besetting the King's army, issues with a particular Lieutenant Colonel in the Regiment etc. De la Contardiere is famous for his defense of Entrevaux in 1704. The historical background is fascinating: King Louis XIV o... View more info

1656 ANCIENT HAND WRITTEN MANUSCRIPT DOCUMENT WITH FIVE (5) BOLD SIGNATURES MOST NOTABLY THE PASTOR OF THE CHURCH OF MAGNY

By: CURE FRANCOISE ADAM et al

Price: $585.99

Publisher: NEVERS FRANCE, 1656

Inscription: Autograph

Seller ID: 00JT33NEW

Condition: Very Good


On offer is an original handwritten ancient document signed by five individuals most notably Monsieur le curé François Adam, curé de l'église de Magny", or "Mr François Adam, pastor of the church of Magny'. The document concerns among other things, the payment of a number of Masses to be said and specifies Nevers and Roux. VG. View more info

1681 HANDWRITTEN MULTIPLE AUTOGRAPH DETAILED FINANCIAL DOCUMENT SUPERB ILLUSTRATED 'PETIT PAPIER' REVENUE STAMP

By: DELONGCHAMPS et al

Price: $249.99

Publisher: France, 1681

Inscription: Autograph

Seller ID: 00JT32

Condition: Good


Dated January 3rd, 1681, ancient document with a number of signatures though Delongchamps is the only dechiperable, relating to the revenues of the Generalite d'Alecon. Very fine illustrated revenue. Slightly fragile and some chips and small tears View more info

1681 LAND GRANT TO NOTED SCOTTISH JURIST, AUTHOR AND PROMINENT POLITICAL SCOTSMAN JAMES DALRYMPLE, 1st VISCOUNT OF STAIR

By: In the Name of KING CHARLES II

Price: $2,385.99

Publisher: EDINBURGH SCOTLAND, 1681

Seller ID: 0001028

Condition: Very Good


On offer is an excellent skin charter being a land grant from Charles II to well-noted jurist James Dalrymple, 1st Viscount of Stair, Scotland with mentions the Dukes of Rothes and Lauderdale, who were also prominent Scotsmen. Dalrymple was famed not only for his legal judgments but also he was a prominent character in Scotland's history having been involved in the negotiations between Charles and the Scottish Parliament. This grant was given at Edinburgh on the 10th of ... View more info

1603 HANDWRITTEN LEGAL JUDGEMENT AFTER 26 YEARS OF PROCEEDINGS: POSSIBLE ESTABLISHMENT OF NOBLE LINE AND ESTATE

By: THREE MEMBER JUDICIAL COUNCIL

Price: $495.99

Publisher: Paris, France, 1603

Seller ID: 00JT20N

Condition: Good


On offer is an ancient, very interesting, medieval French document that ends a 26 year long legal battle. Deliberated in Paris in 1603 the document ends with three affixed signatures of the members of a council formed in June of 1577. The document states the problems between various individuals and the resultant end with the status of revenues and properties. This document is written in middle-French that lists names of various noble families. Much is left unsaid but giv... View more info

1665 ANCIENT HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT DOCUMENT REGARDING ANDORRA

By: UNIDENTIFIED

Price: $1,245.99

Publisher: EUROPE ANDORRA [ANDORRE], 1665

Inscription: Autograph

Seller ID: 00JT36b

Condition: Very Good+


On offer is a superb, ancient handwritten document with beautiful calligraphy. Casual reading finds reference to the ancient principality of Andorra but given the incredible history of Andorra this document requires further research. Three signatures include Brousse, the other two illegible. The document has a few slight faults along the old fold lines and a few words have been crossed out. Overall G. View more info

1677-1678 TREASURE OF CALLIGRAPHIC ARTS AND PERHAPS A BLUDGEON OF LEGAL MALFEASANCE AND EXTORTION

By: UNIDENTIFIED

Price: $1,585.99

Publisher: East Langton Market Harborough Leicestershire UK, 1678

Seller ID: 0001029

Condition: Fine


On offer is a superb 17th century relic of to historians and collectors of legal matters, jurisprudence and 'lawyering' being a nine [9] page handwritten manuscript document from the reign of Charles II, circa 1677-1678. This fine paper document is an agreement settling a lawsuit. Stunning calligraphy in Latin over 9 folio-sized pages details the large number of people involved in the suit. The plaintiffs, Mary Phesaunt and John Bordman, have brought the case against a l... View more info

Image for 1685 ORIGINAL ANCIENT ENGLISH ROYAL WARRANT HANDWRITTEN A MERE FOUR DAYS AFTER THE DEATH OF CHARLES II AND IN THE NAME OF THE NEW KING JAMES II GIFTS AND LARGESSE ARE SHOWERED ON HIS FAMILY AND RETAINERS

1685 ORIGINAL ANCIENT ENGLISH ROYAL WARRANT HANDWRITTEN A MERE FOUR DAYS AFTER THE DEATH OF CHARLES II AND IN THE NAME OF THE NEW KING JAMES II GIFTS AND LARGESSE ARE SHOWERED ON HIS FAMILY AND RETAINERS

By: UNIDENTIFIED.

Price: $8,455.99

Publisher: England, 1685

Seller ID: 0002369

Condition: Fair


On offer is an original, fascinating though flawed historically significant ancient 1685 manuscript. Dated and signed February 10th 1685 handwritten a mere four days after the death of Charles II, referencing the new king James II two months prior to his coronation at Westminster Abbey by and for the British Royal Postal Service being a Royal warrant and division of financial profits of the British post office to Prince George among other notables. The 44 page document b... View more info