Day 1 Lot 421

RFU 1st President Legal Document 1907: In Jan...

Auction Date: 21/04/2021 at 10am

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RFU 1st President Legal Document 1907: In Jan 1871, at 31, Algernon Rutter (Rugby School & Richmond) was elected 1st President of the RFU. He served till 1874, was one of three drafters of the original laws of the game, and later stayed on the Committee. He was also first President of the Old Rugbeian Society, and died at 68 in 1908 at Bexhill-on-Sea. The beautifully written, stamped, signed and sealed document transfers to another the mortgage of a Rutter property in Paddington in 1907. Lovely artefact & evidence from a most important figure in the game. Excellent

Hammer Price: £35.00