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Forum Auctions Live Webcast Auction 07 May 2020 13:00 BST

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Missal, manuscript in Latin, part of a leaf only, 16 lines, in brown ink, on paper, removed from a binding, browned, foxed and marked, 270 x 205mm...

Spanish Netherlands.- Farnese (Alessandro Farnese, Duke of Parma, Governor of the Spanish Netherlands 1578-92, 1545-92) Open letter relating to th...

Yelverton (Edward, of Appleton, Norfolk, son of William Yelverton, of Rougham, Norfolk, brother of Sir Christopher Yelverton, judge and speaker of...

Children's dictionary.- [Withals (John)] [A dictionarie in English and Latine for children, and yong beginners], black letter, 6pp. only, 2ff. mar...

Disturbance in Westminster.- Neile (Richard, Archbishop of York, as Bishop of Rochester and Dean of Westminster, 1562-1640) Document requiring Wil...

17th century mathematician.- Briggs (Henry, mathematician, bap. 1561, d. 1631) Autograph Latin inscription signed "Henricus Briggs Geometria profe...

Kent.- Titchill (John) A note of such... var names... [suits]..., manuscript, 3pp., folds, browned, tipped-in on album f., folio, 27th July 1631; ...

Disbanding the Commonwealth Army.- Charles II.- Monck (George, first Duke of Albemarle, army officer and naval officer, restored Charles II to the...

Speaker of the House of Commons.- Turnor (Sir Edward, judge and speaker of the House of Commons, 1616/17-1676) The Speech of Sr. Edw. Turnor kt S...

Dorset, Poole.- Letter to Lord North, 1p. with conjugate blank, folio, n.d. [after 1665], "Your Ldship may... remember That I gave your Ldship a c...

Charles II.- Acknowledgement of an order "Wee have Received yr Graces Comande by Mr Knowell... wee have Ordred Mr Newcourt the Clerke of the Weste...

Apothecary to Charles II and to the College of Chelsea.- Garnier (Isaac, apothecary, of Vitry-le-François, Marne, 1610-92).- Louis XIV (King of Fr...

Dutch East Indies [Indonesia].- Price (Sam) Autograph Letter signed to "Much Honourd", 1p., folio, John & Mary [ship], Bantam Road [off Java], 168...

Court of Exchequer.- Bill of Samuel Brewster messenger for the Court of Exchequer for three journeys in 1687 and 1688, D.s. "T[obias] Eden" & "D R...

18th century Inventory.- An Inventory of Goods in two Rooms formerly Mr Derutters..., D.s., manuscript in two hands, folds, browned, folio, 23rd M...

Royal Navy.- Vernon (Sir Edward, Admiral, naval officer, 1684-1757) Autograph Letter signed to "Honourable Sr", 1p., folio, Wensday noon, 28th Jan...

Irish Mining.- Aldwell (Morgan) Autograph Letter signed to Joseph Bacon in Bristol, 3pp. with address panel, Ardtully, [Kenmare], [Co. Kerry], 27t...

America.- Shirley (William, colonial governor and army officer, 1694-1771) Copy letter to the Earl of Halifax, 10pp. with conjugate blank, Boston,...

Window Tax.- Verney (Ralph, second Earl Verney, politician, rebuilt Claydon House, Buckinghamshire, 1714-91) Autograph Letter signed to his friend...

Newgate Gaol.- Adair (James, judge and serjeant-at-law, recorder of London, ?1743-98) Order that sentence of death on James Coogan, Thomas Riley, ...

Satirical poem.- The Assizes, "Oh! what a gallant night a Town's at an assize sir; Oh! for an Assize &c" [first & last lines], manuscript, 2pp. wi...

Spanish vice-consul in Bristol.- Hill (Jeremiah, Spanish vice-consul at the Port of Bristol) Don Jeremias Hill... Certifico, blank certificate aut...

Remission of execution.- George III (King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and King of Hanover, 1738-1820) Remission of executi...

George IV (as Prince Regent, later King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and King of Hanover, 1762-1830) Copy Letter from the P...

India.- Otley (P.D., army officer, India, fl. 1817-18) 7 Autograph Letters signed & 3 incomplete Autograph Letters to his father, P.E. Otley, Navy...

Slavery abolitionist.- Clarkson (Thomas, slavery abolitionist, 1760-1846) Autograph Letter signed to Hadwen Bragg of Newcastle, 2pp., sm. 4to, n.p...

American Indians.- Austin (F.) Autograph Letter to his brother Thomas Austin, 3pp. with address panel, sm. 4to, Drummonds Island, Lake Huron, 1818...

Australia.- Dixon (Eliza, of New South Wales) Autograph Letter signed to Mary Chadwick, 3pp. with address panel, folio, ?Dusisdale [Duisdale], 7th...

University of Edinburgh.- Baird (George Husband, Church of Scotland minister and university principal, 1761-1840).- Degree of Doctor of Medicine a...

Love Letters.- King (Sarah) 12 Autograph Letters signed to John Hastin[g]s, 36pp. & address panels, sm. 4to, Reading, 14th September 1828 - 29th O...

Musician to George IV.- Horn (Charles Frederick, musician, organist of St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle, 1762-1830) Autograph Letter signed to...

Bishop of Calcutta.- Wilson (Daniel, Bishop of Calcutta, 1778-1858) Autograph Letter signed to his old tutor Rev. Isaac Crouch in Leicester, 3pp.,...

O'Connell (Daniel, Irish nationalist leader, 1775-1847) Autograph Letter signed to Jn D.C. Moore, "My dear Bruce", 2½pp. with address panel, sm. 4...

Wellington (Arthur Wellesley, first Duke of, army officer and prime minister, 1769-1852) 11 Autograph Letters (10 signed) to various recipients (1...

NO RESERVE Wellington (Arthur Wellesley, first Duke of, army officer and prime minister, 1769-1852) 6 Autograph Letters signed to William Alexand...

America.- Shelly (T.) Autograph Letter signed to James Wallase, 2pp. with conjugate blank and address panel, sm. 4to, New York, 13th July 1842, fr...

Missionary.- Wolff (Joseph, missionary and traveller, 1795-1862) Autograph Letter signed to the Rev J.A. Stewart, 1p. with address panel, sm. 4to,...

Emerson (Ralph Waldo, American essayist, lecturer, philosopher, and poet, 1803-82) Autograph Letter signed to "My dear Sir", 1p., 8vo, Concord, [M...

Trade & unemployment in Manchester.- Sallsworth (Richard) Autograph Letter signed to Sarah Green at Selby, 3pp. with address panel, sm. 4to, Bever...

Emerson (Ralph Waldo, American essayist, lecturer, philosopher, and poet, 1803-82) Autograph manuscript memoranda or a draft of part of a letter t...

Wellington (Arthur Wellesley, first Duke of, army officer and prime minister, 1769-1852) St. George's Hospital, Hyde Park Corner. I recommend the ...

Great Exhibition.- Exhibition Of All Nations, admission ticket, engraved blank ticket depicting an illustration of the Crystal Palace, margins sli...

Missionary.- Wolff (Joseph, missionary and traveller, 1795-1862) Autograph Letter signed to "My dearest friend", 2½pp., 8vo, East Brent, Weston-su...

NO RESERVE Trafalgar Square statue.- Napier (Sir Charles, army officer, conqueror of Sind, 1782-1853).- On the Inauguration in Trafalgar Square.....

Magician.- Bland (Joseph, magician and magic dealer, ?d. 1898) Autograph Letter signed to W. Mellor, 3pp., 8vo, Magical Conjuring Repository, 478 ...

India.- Raja Damaran Kumar (Venkatappa Naidu Bahadur Varu, Raja of Kalahasti, d. 1881) Letter signed to Robert Stanton Ellis Chief Secretary to th...

NO RESERVE Victoria (Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and Empress of India, 1819-1901) Cut signature, creased and browne...

Nansen (Fridtjof, Norwegian explorer, scientist and diplomatist, 1861-1930) Typed Letter signed to William Downing bookseller of Birmingham, 1p., ...

Shropshire.- Charter, I, William son of Umfrey de Umfriston have granted and confirmed to Agnes his daughter a messuage in Oldfield, near the land...

NO RESERVE Kent, Little Chart.- Receipt by William le King to Stephen de Stone for land sold in Little Chart, witnesses: John Hanekyn, John de Bi...

Gloucestershire, Tockington.- Poyntz (Sir Hugh, soldier, fought in Edward I's wars in Wales, Gascony and Scotland, 1252 - c. 1307) Charter, I Hugh...

Leicestershire, Osgathorpe.- Charter, Dionisia, wife of Simon Pistor of Belton, grants to Geoffrey son of Andrew of Belton and Cecily his wife, ha...

Norwich (Sir Walter de, chief baron of the exchequer, d. 1329) Charter of Sarah du Brok, late wife of Peter du Brok of Wysete [Wissett] and a daug...

Kent, Willesborough.- Grant by Thomas Waremer to Thomas son of Richard Wynelesberghe of a field called Churchfield and another field called Dayslo...

NO RESERVE Burton-on-Trent.- Grant by Richard de Digonier to Robert le Smith of Burton on Trent of a messuage and buildings in [N]ewestrete betwe...

Kent, Pluckley.- Indenture, John son of Elias de Chilton grant to John de Surrenden of an acre of land in Pluckley, witnesses: Philip Sefton, John...

Kent.- Charter, I Roger de Bromsford grant to William atte Mede a messuage in Little Chart, witnesses: John Dawe, Johne atte Mede, William de yoty...

Medieval fragments.- Fragments of 3 leaves, comprising: a large fragment of a choir leaf, and 2 fragments from a Breviary, tears, soiled and defec...

West Yorkshire.- Charter, I William Hepworth of Ruston have granted and confirmed to John son of Ada of Thyckholme [Thick Hollins] a messuage and ...

Dover.- Release by Thomas atte See & William atte See of Folkestone to Thomas Crowch of a tenement abutting the town of Dover, witnesses: John Bab...

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