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#251 - King Carlos III

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Printed broadside in Spanish, one page, 16 x 24, February 11, 1783. Broadside issued during the reign of King Carlos III concerning taxes and duties on the export of merchandise from Spain to America, beginning, in part (translated): “Don Jorge Escobedo y Alarcon, Knight of Royal and distinguished order of Carlos III, from Council of his majesty in the Royal and Supreme of Indias, General Visitor of Justice Courts and Royal Public Funds of this Kingdom, General Superintendent of them, Intendent of Army, and subdelegate of tobacco rent…Wishing the King of our Lord to foment the commerce and obtain the greater lightening of his vassals, I command the following.” In very good condition, with partial tape-repaired separations to intersecting folds, an area of paper loss to the center (primarily affecting the ornately patterned vertical band), the blank lower left border excised and absent, and a couple water spots in the left margin.


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