Description: Robert Walpole (1676-1745) boldly signed this manuscript legal receipt on September 30, 1740. The document is in Latin and is framed with an engraved portrait of Walpole.
Robert Walpole was a British statesman who is remembered for strengthening the Whig party, contributing to the country’s prosperity by keeping Great Britain at peace, and ensuring the Hanoverian succession. Walpole is generally thought of as the de facto first Prime Minister of Great Britain.
Mat window measures: 4 ¼” x 9”. Framed to: 10 ¾” x 18 ¾”. Item #A01105.
Condition: Fold lines, some scattered soil, otherwise good condition with a large, clear signature. Not examined out of frame.