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Auktion: Rare Books, Maps, Manuscripts & Photographs
wurde versteigert am: 9. Oktober 2019
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Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £
ca. 186 $ - 248 $
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Los-Nr. 279, Aufrufe: 25

(Rare Books, Maps, Manuscripts & Photographs, 9th October 2019) TWO MANUSCRIPTS, INCLUDING COPE, SIR JOHN (1690-1760), LIEUTENANT-GENERAL, COMMANDER OF THE KING'S FORCES IN SCOTLAND [RIOTS IN LEEDS]Z Autograph letter signed ("JNO Cope") to Lieut. General Fowke (1690-1765) discussing the Waters of Cheltenham Spa, "Scarborough is so full that people of fashion are forces to lye in garrets, some of the Rioters at Leeds have by the civil magistrates orders been fired on and killed by a party of Hawly's; a party of 100 of my regiments is marched to Bradford near Leeds upon the same account", 2pp., integral blank, St. James's Place, July 3rd 1753; Keppel, Willem Van, (1702-54), second Earl of Albermarle concerning various individuals, mentioning Jones for Second Lieutenant in the Marines and requesting a warrant appointing William Hawkes Surgeon's Mate in the King's Own Regiment, 1 leaf (with detached integral blank), 11 December 1756 (2) Note: Autograph letters by Sir John Cope are rare. Sir John Cope was defeated at the Battle of Prestonpans in 1745. Lieutenant-General Fowke (1690-1765), having served with Cope as Brigadier-General at the Battle of Prestonpans, went on to be Governor of Gibraltar from 1753 to 1756. The 2nd Earl of Albermarle commanded the government front line at Culloden and succeeded Cumberland as Commander in Chief in North Britain. He regretted not capturing Bonnie Prince Charlie.

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Auktionshaus: Lyon & Turnbull
Titel: Rare Books, Maps, Manuscripts & Photographs
Auktionsdatum: 09.10.2019
Adresse: Lyon & Turnbull
Edinburgh