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Auction: 22066 - Historical Documents, Postal History & Autographs - Featuring the Robin Hunt Collection
Lot: 2079

(x) From the Mayflower Collection
Sir George Booth
An Important 17th Century Domestic Letter
1631 (18th Jan.) ALS with address panel to "The Right Honorable Thomas Lord Fairfax", reading "... I stand allegiate unto yor lordship in, fo your noble entertaynemt when I was with you, and the token you sent me. I am promised a fartingale cover, wich soe soone as I am possessed of, I will send to you". Signed "G. Booth". Fine and rare

Notes: George Booth, 1st Baron Delamer (1622-1684) an important figure in Civil War history, having received a commission from Charles II to assume command of the revolutionary forces in Lancashire, Cheshire, and North Wales.
Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron ( 1612-1671) a key figure in Civil War history.

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