1st November 2011
CHARLES II, King of England, and Samuel PEPYS. A manuscript document on vellum in a secretarial hand, signed by King Charles II and countersigned by Samuel Pepys. Whitehall, London: dated 12th April 1678. 1p. folio (222 x 330mm) The document addressed to 'Captn. Cyprian Southack' appointing him in command of the 'Turky Friggott' [probably the Turkey Frigate], with remnant of seal (torn and neatly repaired affecting the text, some browning and soiling, small holes at folds).
Hammer price: £2,500
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