Sophie Dupré - Naval or Military

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BYNG (George, 1st Viscount Torrington, 1663-1733, Admiral of the Fleet, 1st Lord of the Admiralty), Sir Richard HADDOCK(Henry Duffield1629-1715, Admiral, Comptroller of the Navy), Captain Robert SANDES(died 1721, Benefactor of Trinity Almshouses), Sir Henry JOHNSON (c.1659-1719, Master of Trinity House), Captain Sir William GIFFORD (c.1649-1724, Navy Officer and MP) and others

Exceptionally Rare Printed Document with the details filled in by hand signed by a total of 17 brethren appointing Captain Stephen MARTIN (1660-1740, Elder Brother of Trinity House) saying that the "Master, Wardens and Assistants of the Trinity House of Deptford Strond ... at the special request of the bearer Capt Stephen Martin of Mileend, Mariner, do Certify the aforenamed was admitted, sworn and entered an Elder Brother ... and is thereby exempted from any such Service or Imposition ...", 1 side 9½" x 8½" on vellum, with papered seal and revenue stamps, Trinity House, 17th October

Item Date:  1712
Stock No:  41542      £975

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IJUIN GORÕ (Marshal Admiral Baron, 1852-1921, Meiji period Career Officer in the Imperial Japanese Navy)

Fine Signature from an Autograph Letter in English with inscription "I remain, Sir, very sincerely yours Vice Admiral Goro Ijuin, K.C.B." and with some text on the verso asking "if you would be kind enough to offer the presents to His Majesty. He is going to give us an audience ...", 4" x2½", no place, no date

Item Date:  0
Stock No:  40949      £75

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PERCY (Josceline, 1784-1856, Vice Admiral, Commander in Chief, the Nore)

Signature with some words "Vice Admiral, Confidential", 3½" x 2¼", no place, no date

Item Date:  0
Stock No:  41334      £50

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PILE (General Sir Frederick Alfred, 2nd Baronet, 1884-1976, Army Officer in both World Wars)

Signature with titles "General, G.O.C. in C. A.A. Command 1939-1945", 4½" x 3½", no place, no date but circa

Item Date:  1945
Stock No:  41337      £45

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ROBERTSON-39791-1.jpg THE NAVY IN 1768
ROBERTSON (of Lyme Regis)

Autograph Letter signed to "My Lord" saying that when he "last had the honor to see your Lordship at Rainham you was so very kind & good as to offer your Lordship's assistance in regard to the Promotion of my Nephew, who was then aiming at being made a Master and Commander. This he have sometime ago obtained with a Promise of being employed, but as few Sloops are now put in Commission his prospect of Employment is rather distant for which reason if I may presume to request your Lordships Assistance with Sir Edw. Hawke to get my Nephew Capt James Robertson employed I shall be much obliged to your Lordship and a Ship on any station will be acceptable to him and hitherto he have distinguished himself as an officer of Merit and I doubt not he will continue so to do and is very desirous of being employed ...", 1 side 4to., with a note on the verso that the letter is "to shew to Capt. Manby",Lyme Regis, 26th October

Item Date:  1768
Stock No:  39791      £125

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