Twenty-second day trial invitation : DS, 1789.


Hastings, Warren, 1732-1818. Twenty-second day trial invitation : DS, 1789.

Twenty-second day trial invitation : DS, 1789.

Signed by George IV, and the signatures of Augusta Caroline of Mecklenburgh and William IV are attached to the back.

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