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George Churchill legal document

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: MS P468


This collection consists of a single legal document in the form of a letter: appointment as ship's master. Order by Churchill, as Admiral of the Blue Squadron of the English Navy, directed to Mr John Mullett (who is fit to serve as Master of any of HM ships of the third rate) to repair to HMS Sommersett and take charge of her as Master (under a Captain), "for which this shall be your Warrant." "By the Honoble Geo: Churchill...Whereas I am inform'd of your ability..."


  • May 9, 1703


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1 folder (1 leaf, unbound) : Mounted, probably in album, previously. Text and address on same side (only bookseller's notes on verso). Text and signature differ; therefore probably written by clerk but signed by Churchill. Paper. ; 30 x 90cm

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Physical Location

MS P468

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bristow, 1975. Gift of Helen Foresman Spencer, May 30, 1975.

Guide to the George Churchill Collection
George Churchill legal document
Finding aid prepared by alh, July 10, 1975. Finding aid encoded by mg, 2005
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
Finding aid permalink
Preferred citation
George Churchill legal document, Department of Special Collections, MS P468, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

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