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ANSON-39785-1.jpg REPORT OF THE FRENCH MEN OF WAR CAPTURED BY ANSON AND WARREN IN THE FIRST BATTLE OF CAPE FINISTERRE
[ANSON (Baron George, 1697-1762, First Lord of the Admiralty) and Admiral Sir Peter WARREN (1703-1752, Irish Naval Officer)]

Fine Document listing the French ships that have been captured reporting that "Early this morning, Capt Dennis, of his Majesty's Ship the Confusion, arrived Express from the Admirals Anson & Warren, with Advice that on the 3rd Inst. they fell in with a French Fleet Outward Bound, and have taken the following Men of War, and Five Ships for the East Indies, with a Number of Others bound for other Ports. Capt. Granville, of the Faulkland Man of War, is Kill'd and Commodore Boscawen is wounded. Several of our Men of War were in Pursuit of about Twenty Eight Sail of Merchant Ships who had run from their Convoy ...", there is the a listing of the French Men of War, their guns and the men captured, "L'Invincible .. 74 guns ... 650 Men, Le Serieux .. 64 ... 550, Le Diamond ... La Gloire ... La Ruby ... Le Jafon .... Le Philibeus. ... Le Apollon ... La Thetis ... Le Diamond ..." coming to a total of 396 guns and 2910 Men, signed as examined by Yorke, 1 side folio, Lloyds, 16th May

Item Date:  1747
Stock No:  39785      £1750

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ARDEN (Charles George Percival, 1756-1840, Registrar of the Court of Admiralty 1790-1840, 1st Baron)

Autograph Letter in the third person to Mr Ross, at the Asylum for Female Orphans, asking him "to place this polling paper in the hands of some gentleman to vote as his proxy", 1 side small 8vo., St. James's Place, 11th June laid down by inner margin of blank fourth side

Item Date:  1829
Stock No:  12107      £25

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[ARTHUR (1883-1938, 2nd Duke of Connaught, Major General)]

Charming unsigned cabinet photo showing the young Prince seated reading a book which is being held for him by his nurse, a splendid carriage is standing behind them, 6½" x 4¼", no place, (Balmoral), no place, c.

Item Date:  1890
Stock No:  23504      £125

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[ARTHUR (1883-1938, 2nd Duke of Connaught, Major General)]

Delightful unsigned cabinet photo by Alexander Bassano, showing him three quarters length, wearing uniform with a sword at his belt, 6½" x 4¼", no place, no place, c.

Item Date:  1886
Stock No:  23502      £125

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[ARTHUR (1883-1938, 2nd Duke of Connaught, Major General)]

Delightful unsigned cabinet photo by W. Watson, Ballater, showing him full length standing by a chair, wearing Highland dress, 6½" x 4¼", no place, (Balmoral), no place, annotated in pencil on the verso by Lady Patricia Ramsay,

Item Date:  1885
Stock No:  23501      £175

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