Tue, 10th May 2016 12:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Courageous')

 
  Lot 61
 
Lot 61 - MANUSCRIPT OF A PRIZE MONEY COMPLAINT TO BARON...

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MANUSCRIPT OF A PRIZE MONEY COMPLAINT TO BARON...

MANUSCRIPT OF A PRIZE MONEY COMPLAINT TO BARON ERSKINE OF RESTORMEL CASTLE, ENGLISH CIRCA 1815
from the descendants of the owners of four privateers who captured in the years 1745-47 a treasure of bullion. The bullion, later made into bars, was sold at a value of £200,000 and was confiscated and deposited in the Bank of England, 15 leaves, 23-29 lines, top left-hand corners pierced and secured with a silk tie, last leaf defective, folio -- 13.5 x 8.5in. (34.5 x 21.5cm)

Sold for £310
Estimated at £200 - £400

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


 
MANUSCRIPT OF A PRIZE MONEY COMPLAINT TO BARON ERSKINE OF RESTORMEL CASTLE, ENGLISH CIRCA 1815
from the descendants of the owners of four privateers who captured in the years 1745-47 a treasure of bullion. The bullion, later made into bars, was sold at a value of £200,000 and was confiscated and deposited in the Bank of England, 15 leaves, 23-29 lines, top left-hand corners pierced and secured with a silk tie, last leaf defective, folio -- 13.5 x 8.5in. (34.5 x 21.5cm)