Lot #265
George Downing

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Estimate: $200+

Description

Anglo-Irish preacher, soldier, statesman, diplomat, and spy, after whom Downing Street in London is named (1623-1684). Vellum manuscript DS, signed “G. Downing,” one page, 13.25 x 2, October 1665. Document signed by Downing as Teller of Receipts for the Exchequer. In fine condition, with usual wrinkling to the vellum. From the collection of Stephen Adamson.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs and Artifacts
  • Dates: #589 - Ended August 12, 2020





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