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Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II pardons a scofflaw convicted of keeping a dog without a license

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Queen Elizabeth II pardons a scofflaw convicted of keeping a dog without a license

DS, signed “Elizabeth R,” one page both sides, 8.25 x 13, October 24, 1957. In part: “Whereas John Edgar Hudson, at the North Riding of Yorkshire Magistrates Court, sitting at Loftus on the twenty-seventh day of February 1957, was convicted of keeping a dog without a licence contrary to section 8 of the Dog Licences Act, 1867, and was ordered to pay a fine of ten shillings. Now know ye that We in consideration of some circumstances humbly represented unto Us, and are Graciously pleased to extend Our Grace and Mercy unto the said John Edgar Hudson and to pardon and remit unto him the fine imposed upon him as aforesaid.” Intersecting folds with a central vertical fold passing through her name, light wrinkling and staining, tiny pin holes at the corners, and show-through from printing on opposing sides, otherwise fine condition. Pre-certified PSA/DNA and RR Auction COA.

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  • Dates: #377 - Ended October 12, 2011

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