Scope and arrangement
· To Patrick Gordon, Deputy Governor of the province of Pennsylvania : 1 manuscript document signed "George R." : 10 Dec 1731 : (MISC 0026) : instructions against the laying of duties on imported "negroes" and "felons." Filed with oversized miscellaneous manuscripts.
· To John Ker, Duke of Roxburghe : 1 letter signed "George R" : 19 Aug 1727 : (SHEE 0001a) : 1 page (single sheet) : [no place] : begins, "Right trusty and Right entirely beloved cousin, We greet you well. Whereas the fourth day of October is appointed for the Royal Solemnity of our and the Queen's coronation these are to will and command you (all excuses set apart) to make your personal attendance ..." Formerly laid in to the Martin Archer Shee Autograph Album.