[Commission, 1799 Aug. 1 to] grant, constitute and appoint Dr. Peter Ramis to be ... Deputy Registrar and Scribe of the Acts ... in the Vice Admiralty Court within the Island of Minorca. 

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Title

[Commission, 1799 Aug. 1 to] grant, constitute and appoint Dr. Peter Ramis to be ... Deputy Registrar and Scribe of the Acts ... in the Vice Admiralty Court within the Island of Minorca.

Date of Original

1 August 1799

Special Collection

Bentley-Blake Collection

Creator

Edwards, Richard, 1768-1827, author

Format

1 leaf ; 32 x 42 cm folded to 16 x 20 cm

Storage Location

Rare Books Oversize

Notes

Document begins: Whereas His Majesty has been graciously pleased by Letters Patent, under the Great Seal of the High Court of Admiralty ...

Holograph, signed.

Paper watermarked: T HOOKE & SON 1798 and Oval holding within it Britannia seated.

Red Britannia seal under Edwards' signature.

Richard Edwards was the publisher in 1797 of Young's Night thoughts for which he commissioned William Blake to produce the illustrations. Cf. Bentley, G.E. Richard Edwards, publisher of church-and-King pamphlets and of William Blake, in Studies in bibliography, v. 41, 1988, pp. 283-315.

Witnessed by Peter Rodrigues & Prats and Peter Sitges.

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Catalogue Number

Blake no.1028

Copyright

Public Domain

Subject

Edwards, Richard, 1768-1827

Sequence

1028

Item

Manuscript (incl. letter)

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