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#117 - John Montagu, Earl of Sandwich Estimate: $800+

British politician (1718-1792) who held a number of important positions, but remains best known as the namesake of the sandwich. ALS signed “Sandwich,” one page, 7.5 x 9.25, June 12, 1779. Letter as First Lord of the Admiralty, in full: "I should have given you a ship before this time had I not understood that it was your wish to have one that is to be fitted at Plymouth, it is therefore no fault of mine that you are not now at sea." In very good to fine condition, with light overall creasing, a few light stains, reinforcement to the central horizontal fold, and a short split to one of the vertical fold ends.

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