Auction: 22066 - Historical Documents, Postal History & Autographs - Featuring the Robin Hunt Collection
Anthony Ashley Cooper, 1st Earl of Shaftesbury
1667 (30 December) warrant to pay £500 to George Monk, Duke of Albermarle as part of a £1,000 payment. Signed "Ashley", "T. Clifford". Document affixed to page along left-hand edge and with some faults though perfectly clear and with reference to some important Civil War characters.
Notes: Anthony Ashely Cooper, 1st Earl of Shaftesbury (1621-83): Chancellor of the Exchequer (1661-72), Lord Chancellor (1672-73), First Lord of Trade (1672-76, Lord President of the Council (1679)
Thomas Clifford, 1st Baron Clifford of Chudleigh (1630-73): Comptroller of the Household (1666-68), Treasurer of the Household (1668-72), Chief Minister of Great Britain, Lord High Treasurer (1672-73). Both he and Ashley were members of the C.A.B.A.L. Ministry
George Monck, 1st Duke of Albermarle (1608-1670) influential in the restoration of Charles II
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