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Order of the garter. Letters patent for John VI of Portugal

Reference code
MSS/0985
Title
Order of the garter. Letters patent for John VI of Portugal
Date
13 Feb. 1822
Level of description
item
Extent and format
Vellum.
Scope and content
Letters Patent of George IV for a Garter embassy to invest John VI of Portugal with the insignia of the Order; 13 February 1822. Royal sign manual and countersignature of the Chancellor of the Order. Lacks seal. Illuminated border with arms of the Order.
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/985
Archival history
Annotated in pencil on the dorse 'No.850. Ex dono A.T.Butler 5.8.45' (Alfred Trego Butler, Windsor Herald 1931, FSA; d. 1946).