Lot 248British Guiana fine group of approx seven ms...

Auction Date: 2/09/2014 at 01pm



British Guiana fine group of approx seven ms documents c1870s and later relating to Sir John Scott and W F Haynes Smith in British Guiana. Included are a fine document signed by Sir James Longdon, Governor, appointing Haynes Smith to be Attorney General in the colony an ms copy of a chancery order of Queen Victoria investing Haynes Smith as a Knight Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George an ms copy of a commission appointing Haynes Smith Administrator of the Leeward Islands a document signed by Sir John Scott appointing Haynes Smith a Puisine Judge a similar appointing him an acting Puisine Judge an ms document being a congratulatory address to Haynes Smith by the town of Georgetown, British Guiana on his appointment as Governor of the Leeward Islands and an ms copy of a letter from Downing Street confirming his appointment to be Governor of the Leeward Islands. Documents appear in good order.

Guide Price: £200.00 - £400.00

(Not sold)

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