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Two ALS. Correspondence between Thomas Kempthorne of His Majesty's Dockyard Chatham and Mr Secretary Burchett and various Gunners. Dated May 1731.

By: Kempthorne (T.)

Price: £350.00

Publisher: 1731,

Seller ID: 7615


Two ALS, mounted in large card folder, with protective cover. (1) 2pp, size 30cm x 18cm, watermark, in a good clear hand, signed by each of the six gunners instructed to compare cured paper and parchment cartridges. (2) 2pp, size 30cm x 18cm, watermark, in a good clear hand, signed by Kempthorne and conveying the opinion of the gunners to Mr Secretary Burchett. AJS: Kempthorne was instructed by the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty to investigate the benefits or advan... View more info