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Lot 1350    Session 4 (4.30pm Wednesday)    Documents

Estimate $300
SOLD $380

GUERNSEY, Schedule (in French) of dues for anchoring ships off St Peter Port and the imports and exports of merchandise, on parchment, issued 9th October 1580 at Richmond and ratified on the 30th July 1581, the schedule due to Queen Elizabeth and dues obtained from Sir Thomas Leyton, Governor General of the Channel Islands. Together with a full translation of the document and an extensive newspaper clipping of the discovery of the document written in the 'Guernsey Evening Press and Star, Friday June 20, 1975 by Carel Toms. Very fine and excessively rare.

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